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The Bride of the Innisfallen and Other Stories [Signed]; NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. Eudora WELTY.
The Bride of the Innisfallen and Other Stories [Signed]; NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955
The Bride of the Innisfallen and Other Stories [Signed]; NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955

The Bride of the Innisfallen and Other Stories [Signed]; NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition (so stated), first state binding (vivid green cloth spine), second issue (title / copyright leaf a cancellans, with multiple dates [1949-1955]). Signed by Welty in her tiny scrawl on title page. 8vo: [8],207,[1]pp. Publisher's blue and green mottled paper-covered boards, vivid green fine bead cloth spine stamped in silver, pictorial dust jacket priced $3.50. About Fine (spine ends bumped, shelf-worn bottom board edge); about Fine jacket (very brief expert restoration, involving neither lettering nor design, to head and tail of spine panel, which is lightly toned). Not the concealed second printing (Polk 11.1.2, as are many copies advertised as first printings), in which the title / copyright leaf is integral). Welty's important seventh book, nominated for the National Book Award. Polk A11.1b. Fine- / Fine-. Item #BB0212

According to Polk, "Heavily revised versions of stories originally published in magazines." N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.)
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Price: $565.00

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