Book #24188

The House of the Solitary Maggot - 1st Edition/1st Printing

James Purdy
The House of the Solitary Maggot - 1st Edition/1st Printing. James Purdy.
The House of the Solitary Maggot - 1st Edition/1st Printing
The House of the Solitary Maggot - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974.
ISBN: 0385044135

A near Fine first printing of the first edition with some age-related wear and a remainder sprinkling on the bottom page edge, housed in a lightly edgeworn alike dust-jacket and signed and inscribed by author James Purdy.

Second volume of a trilogy in which James Purdy "continues his investigation of the complex world of Prince's Crossing, which, though deserted by the industrial and commercial events of the present century, is still possessed of its own undiminished energy and live, and galvanic drama" (from the dust-jacket) ; Remainder; 360 pages.

Price: $89.00

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