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LET NO MAN WRITE MY EPITAPH. Signed by Willard Motley. by  Willard Motley - Signed First Edition - 1958 - from Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) (SKU: 015990)

LET NO MAN WRITE MY EPITAPH. Signed by Willard Motley.

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LET NO MAN WRITE MY EPITAPH. Signed by Willard Motley.

by Motley, Willard

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Very good condition/Very good condition (DJ)
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New York: Random House, 1958. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Octavo (8vo). 467 pages of text. Original hardcover binding with moderate fading, sunning and soiling to the spine and extremities, with a small bump to the top of the spine. The unclipped dustjacket has several small tears and creases, and is moderately rubbed at the extremities and shelfworn; protected in archival mylar. Signed by the author on the front endpaper with no further inscription. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Copyright page states: First printing..


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Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) US (US)
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LET NO MAN WRITE MY EPITAPH. Signed by Willard Motley.
Motley, Willard
Book condition
Used - Very good condition
Jacket condition
Very good condition (DJ)
First Edition
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Octavo (8vo)

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Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)

For most items, media mail shipping will cost $3.95 and Priority $7.95, and insurance is available for an additional cost. Books guaranteed to be as described; condition guaranteed if sent insured. Authenticity guaranteed on autograph and manuscript material. All items returnable within 10 days; notification of return is required; a small restocking fee may apply if return is due to customer error. Shipping rates are for normal octavo (8vo) titles; heavy, oversize (folio and quarto 4to), multi-volumes sets and special services such as insurance are extra.

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Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)

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Chicago, Illinois
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About Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)

Primarily mail-order and shows; open bookstore only by appointment or invitation; select inventory of 30,000+ books, ephemera, autographs, maps and manuscript material. Most dustjackets protected in archival mylar. Many books without dustjackets protected in custom archival mylar. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), The Manuscript Society, and the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA) (formerly the Midwest Bookhunters or MWBH). Proprietor: Kurt Gippert.


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