A Packet of Replies.New York, Robert M. McBride & Company, 1933 Stock Code: 94352
NotesFirst US trade edition, first printing of this collection of ten "witheringly luminous emotional responses of Mr. Cabell to his typical fan mail" (front flap blurb). This copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Leo T. Sides, Jr., this volume which I remember liking very much when I dedicated it to George Keating, but upon which I prefer not to comment nowadays, since I have not read it for some twenty-five years. James Branch Cabell, 21 February 1958".
Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and publisher's device to front board in silver. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red morocco-backed cloth slipcase and matching chemise.
A fine copy in an excellent jacket with slightly rubbed and nicked extremities, and minor tape repairs to verso of spine ends and lower corners.
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