[Item #304] I Come As A Thief. Louis Auchincloss.

I Come As A Thief

Hardcover, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1972. First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by author. Inscription reads, "For Bev Chaney, With all best wishes and gratitudes for his help with this book. Louis Auchincloss Aug 23, 1972." Bev Chaney wrote bibliographies of Robert Stone, Paul Theroux, and John Cheever. He was a lifelong bookman and book salesman who was President of the Association of Book Travellers. Travellers was industry slang for travelling salespeople who drove all over the country visiting bookstores and convincing them to stock and promote their publisher's offerings in the days before Amazon. Letter from the publisher laid in. "This is a story of guilt and expiation by one of the modern American masters of the novel." Ships same or next business day. Book has light bumps on both ends of spine; otherwise, free from major defect. Dust jacket protected in plastic archival cover. DJ has normal edge wear, lightly discolored. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; Signed by Inscribed by Author(s). [Item #304]

Price: $55.00

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