The Barbarous Coast.New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1956 Stock Code: 50937
NotesFirst edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author, using his real name Kenneth Millar, on the front free endpaper "For Stretch and Pidge, with affection, and with the hope that you won't take my title too seriously. Ken, May 1, 1956". Stretch and Pidge were Santa Barbara neighbors, and a character named Pidge appears in another of the author's books.
Octavo. Original orange and white patterned boards, titles to spine black on white ground. With the dust jacket.
Spine rolled, lower edge of boards lightly rubbed. An excellent copy in the jacket with tanned and nicked spine panel.
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