New York City: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1959. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #005295
Gorgeous First Edition of this excerpt of the yet to be published First American edition, "The Hussar". Privately published as a New Year's greeting to friends of the author and his publishers. 12mo., 31pp. Original black decorated cloth with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Square, tight and clean throughout. A hint of rubbing to bottom edge and tips but very minor. A beautifully well-preserved copy. Includes publishers glassine jacket. Laid in is a Harcourt Season's Greetings card with the signatures of Donald Stewart and Erica Kanter, presumably Harcourt executives at teh time. An very pretty collectable copy at a great price.