Item #11197 Selected Letters of James Thurber LIMITED FIRST EDITION. James Thurber, Helen Thurber, Edward Weeks.

Selected Letters of James Thurber LIMITED FIRST EDITION

Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1981.

First Edition. Leather_bound. 8 1/2" X 6 1/2". 237pp. Bound in full brown leather over boards, with decorations stamped in gilt to boards and spine. Raised bands to spine. Moderate rubbing and edgewear to covers, corners, and edges of boards. Rubbing, dust-spotting, and heavy foxing to all-gilt edges of text block. Discoloration to edges of silk moire endpapers. Blindstamp to title page. Foxing to endpapers, and occasional faint foxing to pages throughout, otherwise pages are free of marks and notation. Staining to silk ribbon placemaker. Binding is sound. With pamphlet of notes from the editor laid in. An admittedly worn but still quite handsome limited first edition of this collection of letters by James Thurber.

This limited first edition of Selected Letters of James Thurber was privately printed exclusively for Members of The First Edition Society.

A collection of letters by an American humorist, known for his drawings and writings, especially "My World - and Welcome To It" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". 37 of his most famous drawings illustrate the letters throughout.(Publisher). Good. Item #11197

Price: $20.00