Credos And Curios

Signed By Mrs James Thurber

Publisher Harper And Row
Year 1962
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 180
Binding Hardcover
Condition Near Fine
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Harper and Row, 1962. FIRST EDITION, first printing (November 1962) Very good condition, orange boards over cloth dark orange spine, bright gilt titles on spine, slight wear to ends of spine. Scarce original dust jacket not price clipped with first issue “1162” to bottom of flap, unfaded bright yellow with black illustrations and black and red titles, edge wear and tears and small chips. James Thurber's Credos and Curios, published on the first year anniversary of the great humorists’ death, forward by his widow Helen Thurber, the inspiration for much of this legendary auithor’s genius. Signed and inscribed by hand on front endpage by Helen Thurber. Brief reflective inscription, dated in November, 1962, the month of the first printing, “For Helen and Bob, with love, and a hunk of nostalgia. Helen. November, 1962” Extremely rare signed early Thurber edition. Spectacular addition to any collection and/or a most unique and sure to be welcomed gift. 180 pages.