Book #45780

Charleston Boy - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Alton Deas
Charleston Boy - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Alton Deas.

Binding: Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [2]-32 pages
Publisher: [s. I. ]: Privately Printed, 1932.

A bright first edition/first printing in Very Good condition cover beginning to split at bottom. Signed and inscribed by author Alton Deas on the title page. "For Laura White / (belatedly! ) / 12 March 1962 / with the best wishes / of / Alston Deas (signature)." (Turnbull, Vol. V, p. 339).

Alston Deas graduated from the US Military Academy at Westpoint in 1918. He also served on the first Board of Architectural Review in Charleston, SC, and helped found the Society for the Preservation of Old Buildings. Rather charming poems written from the point of view of a young Charleston native.

Price: $90.00

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