By Love Possessed. James Gould Cozzens.

By Love Possessed

Hardcover, New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1957. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Book of the Month Club edition with note laid in, "See page 507, line 13 what happened to the first word?" "The story is Arthur Winner's. It covers two days and one hour of his life; during these forty-nine hours the reader finds himself inside the mind and skin of a remarkable man, a man of many interests, friendships, and affections, as he passes through a series of critical tests that probe the heart of his private and professional existence." Ships same or next business day. Bookplate of noted collector, Rolland Comstock, on front paste-down endpaper. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Spine skewed and loose. Moderate edge wear. Small bumps on bottom corners and spine ends. Spine cracked on full title page. Rough tears near bottom of page 570 where some of the paper stuck to the blank page next to it (text unaffected). Some soiling, tanning, and light foxing to edges of pages. Text is clean. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. DJ has normal edge and shelf wear. Small creases and tears on corners and spine ends. 1-inch tear on spine head. Tape residue on interior at stress point. Slightly darkened on spine. Light soiling and tanning to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 570 pages. [Item #76104]

Price: $15.00

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