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by [Snodgrass, W. D.]: Gardons, S. S. [pseud]

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[Mt. Horeb: Perishable Press, [1970].. Quarter blue morocco and cockerell paper over boards. Title-page collage by Walter Hamady. A faint patch of darkening to spine, otherwise fine. First edition. One of a total edition of 200 numbered copies, printed in various colors on blue-grey Shadwell paper by Hamady. The posthumously collected works of the fictional poet of Red Creek, Texas, and lead guitarist of Chicken Gumbo, who disappeared while on a hunting trip in the mountains. This is number 56 and is one of the copies with the colon on the title-page printed in white. It was also one of the author's copies, with his faint circular blindstamp in the upper fore-corner of the first blank after the free endsheet. HAMADY 36.


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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
A blindstamp is a stamped impression, usually an image, logo, words, or design on the cover or spine of a book, without color or...

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