Doubleday & Co: Garden City, NY, 1963. Item #98-7297
8.25 x 5.5., blue cloth, 372 pp, covers a bit rubbed, extremities fraying, spine ends bumped, spine cocked, hinges loose, contents toned, in edge chipped and edge torn, rubbed and toned dust jacket. FIRST ED, INSCRIBED "To Caroline & Herschel D___, with love . . . " AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, JAMES T. FARRELL (as "Jim Farrell"). WITH 3 1/2 PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED FROM FARRELL, yellow lined paper, folds, minor wear else nice, written on rectos only, dated "Feb 2 / 63 NY," with ORIGINAL ENVELOPE FROM THE BEAUX ARTS HOTEL IN NY, ADDRESSED BY FARRELL, WITH FARRELL'S SIGNATURE "J. FARRELL" ON REVERSE. Farrell writes about the book: "Under separate cover, I am sending a copy of my new nvel . . . (t)he novel promise to help change the awful situation I've been in for some years now. . ."