Instant Lives.New York: Saturday Review Press and E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1974 Stock Code: 148447
First trade edition, first printing. A humorous take on the lives of famous painters, authors and performers such as James Joyce, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Mozart and Gertrude Stein.
Octavo. Original orange cloth-backed tan boards, titles to spine red, orange endpapers. With dust jacket.
Illustrated with drawings throughout by Edward Gorey.
Corners lightly bumped, faint staining along lower edge of front board, ink price to front free endpaper, price clipped dust jacket with toning, soiling and light markings to rear panel, shallow chip to top of spine. A very good copy.
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