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Subverse by  Marya; Robert Osborn Mannes - 1st Edition - 1959 - from citynightsbooks and


by Mannes, Marya; Robert Osborn

Condition: Very Good/Good

George Braziller, 1959. Quarto. Black cloth spine, gray boards, gilt titles at spine, black illustration to front board. First edition (NAP). With B&W rather satirical illustratins by Robert Osborn (How to Shoot Ducks). A collection of light verse in the manner of what the New Yorker once published == a clever and literate commentary on social mores. Book very good minus with soil and stains to boards and edges but binding sound, interior clean. Gift inscription at ffep. DJ good plus with chips, repaired tears and soil. 144 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.


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