[Item #81956] Midnight Cowboy. James Leo Herlihy.
Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Hardcover, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author in blue ink on the ffep. Inscription reads "For Marion: a birthday wish: Be happy, Live forever. Love. Jamie. Brooklyn, March (28) 30, 1966." Herlihy frequently signed using his nickname, Jaime, especially when he happened to be signing for someone's birthday. Stated First Printing. Text is clean and bright. Minor soiling to book's front cover. Wear to bottom edges of boards including the spine and corners with some loss of cloth. Minor wear to top edges of boards. Dust jacket has its original price of $4.95. Dust jacket is clean and bright. DJ has 3 small tears to top of spine. Dust jacket protected in a clear plastic Brodart cover. Ships same or next business day very well protected in a box. Midnight Cowboy was the basis of the 1969 film of the same name starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight. The film won 3 Academy Awards including Best Picture and remains the only X rated film to win that award. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Signed by Author. [Item #81956]

Price: $550.00

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