Lot 440 of 565:
Herman Wouk's The City Boy inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$162.50
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The City Boy

Author:
Wouk, Herman

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Simon & Schuster

Date:
1948

Description:

Red cloth lettered in gilt, illustrated dust jacket. First Edition. 

Signed and inscribed by Wouk on the front free endpaper in the year of publication: "For Lillian and Irwin Steip / Sincerely, / Herman Wouk / 22 August 1948 / South Norwalk." Rare inscribed copy of the author's uncommon second book.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
general wear and soiling to jacket with some chipping to edges, larger piece lacking at bottom of front panel, numerous tape repairs to edges on reverse; boards with rubbing to extremities; toning to endpapers, light toning to interior; very good.


 
Item number:
309554
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