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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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Louisiana State University Press, 1980 First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's printed price present on the front flap and the Walker Percy blurb printed on the back panel. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Toole First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Confederacy of Dunces  [First Printing with Signed Correspondence of Thelma Ducoing Toole]
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A Confederacy of Dunces [First Printing with Signed Correspondence of Thelma Ducoing Toole]

by Toole, John Kennedy; Percy, Walker (Foreword)

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
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0807106577
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Rapid River, Michigan
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Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. True first edition; 1980 at title page and copyright pages without additional printings stated. One of only 2,500 of the first printing. Tan full cloth boards, black stylized spine titles, light shelf wear. Pages generally near fine, no writing; few at front with little discoloration at edge. Bind fine, square; hinges intact. Dust wrapper, moderate shelf wear, rub; unclipped 12.95, protected in new clear sleeve. First state wrapper, without Chicago Sun-Times blurb, and Walker Percy summmary review at rear panel. Rare near fine first edition in same first state wrapper. Includes original hand written signed letter and play-list by Thelma Ducoing Toole dated February 7, 1982. Beautifully composed message contains songs for the seasons and 'nostalgic' songs. One of which written by Thelma Toole entitled "New Orleans" and another "Everywhere You Go" for her son, John Kennedy Toole. Original envelope… Read more
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A Confederacy of Dunces.

A Confederacy of Dunces.

by Toole, John Kennedy; Foreword by Walker Percy

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Palm Beach, Florida
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Walker Percy on the title page, who wrote the foreword and upon his insistence had it published. Fine in near fine first issue dust jacket with light rubbing and shelfwear. Jacket illustration by Ed Lindlof. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very nice example, uncommon signed. A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue" (The New York Times Book Review). The book's passage to success began in 1976 when John Kennedy Toole's mother Thelma, using a walker, hobbled into the office of the novelist Walker Percy at Loyola University. She was followed by a chauffeur carrying a manuscript that she told Mr. Percy was a ''masterpiece.'' Percy agreed to read it. He became entranced and decided that the novel was ''a major achievement, a huge comic-satiric-tragic… Read more
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A Confederacy of Dunces  [First Printing]
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A Confederacy of Dunces [First Printing]

by Toole, John Kennedy; Percy, Walker (Foreword)

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
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0807106577
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Rapid River, Michigan
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Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. True first edition; 1980 at title page and copyright pages without additional printings stated. One of only 2,500 of the first printing. Signed and inscribed by Thelma Toole on signature clipping adhered at front endpaper: "June 14, 1981, Regards, from Thelma Ducoing Toole". Beautifully signed and underscored with a flourish. Tan full cloth boards, black stylized spine titles, fine. Pages fine; no writing. Bind fine, square. Dust wrapper, light shelf wear; unclipped 12.95, protected in new clear sleeve. First state dust jacket without Chicago Sun-Times blurb and Walker Percy summmary review at rear panel. Mrs. Toole was the mother of John Kennedy Toole, author of "A Confederacy of Dunces". It was through her great efforts that her late son's satirical novel was finally posthumously published with assistance from professor and author Walker Percy. The unique satire soon garnered much acclaim and then… Read more
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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LSU, 1980 First Edition, First printing. A beautiful First Issue dustjacket with all the correct issue points including Walker Percy quote on back panel. This original dustjacket is in nice shape, with some rubbing to the spine and wear to the extremities. The book is in excellent condition with minor wear to the edges. Otherwise, the boards are clean and there is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a tight clean copy of this TRUE first edition in collector's condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Louisiana State University Press, 1980 First Edition, First Printing with no indication of later printings on the copyright page. A fabulous dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the $12.95 price present on the front flap and the Walker Percy quote on back panel. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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A Confederacy Of Dunces
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A Confederacy Of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
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0807106577
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Hoquiam, Washington
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.: Louisiana State Univ Pr, 1980 This copy is a first/first. Originally purcashed by a bookseller/collector, he did not read this copy and has remained on his shelf until now. The original Walker Percy quote on the back dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1980 First Edition, First Printing. An attractive sophisticated First Issue dustjacket that has the Walker Percy quote printed on the back panel of the dustjacket. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the publisher's $12.95 printed price present and is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's cloth. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by John Kennedy Toole

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
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Tomball, Texas
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First Edition/First Printing with no mention of subsequent printings on the copyright page, in the first state dust jacket with the Percy blurb and no review; a near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. An outstanding copy of this scarce title, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and published 11 years after the author's suicide. This volume is in near fine condition with a square, tight binding, bright spine lettering, and crisp, white pages; only some light rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Housed in a near fine price clipped dust jacket that is clean and bright but does show some minor rubbing to the ends and edges along with some very light chipping to the spine ends and corners. This book is not ex-library, not remaindered, and has had no repair of any kind. A beautiful example of a book very scarce in collectible condition; a bucket list item for the 20th century fiction/literature collector! In archival protection and shipped in a sturdy box.
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A Confederacy of Dunces
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Louisiana State University Press, 1980 First Edition, First Printing. An attractive First Issue dustjacket with the Walker Percy blurb printed on back panel. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has NO chips or tears and has benefited from some professional restoration. The book is bound in the publisher's original cloth binding with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with light discoloration to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.
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A Confederacy of Dunces.

A Confederacy of Dunces.

by Toole, John Kennedy; Foreword by Walker Percy

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Palm Beach, Florida
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Ed Lindlof. Foreword by Walker Percy. An exceptional example. A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue" (The New York Times Book Review). "A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue" (The New York Times Book Review). The book's passage to success began in 1976 when John Kennedy Toole's mother Thelma, using a walker, hobbled into the office of the novelist Walker Percy at Loyola University. She was followed by a chauffeur carrying a manuscript that she told Mr. Percy was a ''masterpiece.'' Percy agreed to read it. He became entranced and decided that the novel was ''a major achievement, a huge comic-satiric-tragic… Read more
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A Confederacy Of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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First Edition; First Printing
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Hardcover
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chicago, Illinois
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Foxing to boards and on top edge, in very good+ dust jacket with foxing to verso of jacket and light wear of spine ends. This copy has all the first printing points: Walker Percy blurb on rear panel of dust jacket; no later printing stated on copyright page, and $12.95 price on front flap of the jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 338 pp .
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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Used - fine
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first
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Beverly Hills, California
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Louisiana State Press, 1980. first. hardcover. fine/very good. First edition, first printing, 1980 stated on title and copyright page, in a first sate dust jacket. Book fine. Dust jacket very good, glue residue on long inside edge of both flaps. Housed in a custom-made fold-out case.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy; Walker Percy [Forward]

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Portland, Oregon
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Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's tan cloth lettered in black on the spine. Heavy inked notations to one single page, otherwise unmarked and Near Fine. In a Very Good dust jacket with short splits started at front flap fold, chipping, toning and light wear.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy (Foreword By Walker Percy)

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  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good + Book
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
ISBN 10
0807106577
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Pasadena, California
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good + Book/Very Good + Dust Jacket. First Printing (1980 Date On Title And Copyright Pages, No Additional Printing Indicated.) In First Issue Dust Jacket (Priced Clipped, Walker Percy Review On Back Panel, No Sun Times Review). Near Fine Book, Slight Bumping At Bottom Of Spine, Some Rubbing At Part Of Top And Bottom Edges Of Spine With 1/32" Pull Tear At Top Of Spine. Ownership Signature Of The Father Of A Friend Of Toole's. Dj With Wear And Minute Losses At Corners, A 7/8" Long, Up To 1/4" Deep Chip At Top Of Spine.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy

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Used - Near fine.
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First Edition
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Beverly Hills, California
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1980. First Edition. hardcover. Near fine./Near fine.. A near fine first edition (tape offsetting on endpapers) in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. First issue dust jacket with no blurb on back panel.
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A Confederacy of Dunces  [Second Printing in First State Wrapper]
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A Confederacy of Dunces [Second Printing in First State Wrapper]

by Toole, John Kennedy; Percy, Walker (Foreword)

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
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0807106577
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Rapid River, Michigan
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Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. Signed by professor and author Walker Percy on tipped-in leaf prior half-title page: "Walker Percy". Percy, a professor and author himself, was instrumental in having this discovered gem miraculously published. 1980 at title page and copyright page. Stated second printing. Light beige w/hint of green full cloth boards, black stylized spine titles, slight shelf wear. Pages near fine; no writing. Light olive endpapers. Bind fine; hinges intact. Dust wrapper, moderate shelf wear, rub; unclipped 12.95, protected in new clear sleeve. First state wrapper, without the Chicago Sun-Times blurb, and Walker Percy summmary review at rear panel. Rare near fine second printing in very good first state wrapper. The author of this hilarious satire, John Kennedy Toole, took his own life at 32 after facing consistent rejection from nearly every American publisher. Toole's mother, finally was able to have her son's work… Read more
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A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces

by Toole, John Kennedy; Foreword by Walker Percy

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Used - Fine
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1st edition
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Hardcover
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Denver, Colorado
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Louisiana State University Press, Louisiana, 1980. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A Confederacy of Dunces' is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is 'huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter.' His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures. (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times)" [Pub. Info] Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, 1980. The book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. Not price-clipped. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST EDITION, 2nd PRINTING.
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A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces

by John Kennedy Toole

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Portland , Oregon
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First edition, second printing in a first state dust jacket with price clipped corner. Minor wear to jacket edges and corner chipping.
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A Confederacy of Dunces
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A Confederacy of Dunces

by John Kennedy Toole

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780807106570
ISBN 10
0807106577
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Garrison, New York
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Louisiana State University Press. Unclipped DJ in archival cover, small tear, light wear. Stated fourth printing. Price $12.95 on the flap. No marks from prior ownership. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4th Printing. 1980.
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