Bahama Passage from the Photoplay Dildo Cay

Hayes, Nelson

Editorial: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1940
Condición: Very Good Plus Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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Yes, this 329 page adventure, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in BOTH the publishers original binding and original dustwrapper. The binding is pristine tan cloth w/blue lettering and blue and red cover illustration of a gliding flamingo. And this bahama moma is rock solid, tight and clean, and AAA unbumped all the way. The pictorial jacket is also very nice, save for theusual light edgewear. But not to worry or be sad, for said imperfection is made considerably less objectionable, since, on the very positive side of things, the jacket is now and forevermore protected from any future ambient abuse and resulting degradation by professionally fitted and applied yet instantly removable Brodart mylar. Text is clean and white, no marks. "Ainsworths do no marry for love. They choose their women to carry on the line--thoroughbreds who can endure the lonliness and the eternal wind of the Ainsworth Island--Dildo Cay. This speck in the Atlantic lies six hundred miles southeast of Great Bahama. Here the Ainsworths have lived for eleven generations--the one white family living among two hundred blacks." Basis for the film Bahama Passage starring Sterling Hayden. Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 007214

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Título: Bahama Passage from the Photoplay Dildo Cay

Editorial: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Año de publicación: 1940

Encuadernación: Pictorial Tan Cloth

Condición del libro: Very Good Plus

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good (Brodarted)

Tipo de libro: Moving Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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