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TOOLE, John Kennedy.

A Confederacy of Dunces.

Foreword by Walker Percy.

Published: Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1980

Stock code: 100718

Price: £3,000

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First edition, first printing, with the publishers’ printed slip and covering letter to reviewers. “In his posthumously published novel A Confederacy of Dunces (1980), Toole mocked everything to do with his region, the South and his hometown of New Orleans, making his hero, Ignatius Reilly, sound sometimes like a Southern traditionalist on speed” (Richard Gray, A Brief History of American Literature, 2011, p. 335)

Octavo. Original yellowish cloth, black lettered spine. With the dust jacket. A few light abrasions to front panel of jacket, scattered foxing to top edges of book block, otherwise an excellent copy.

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