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WELTY, Eudora.

The Shoe Bird....

Illustrated by Beth Krush.

Availability: In stock

Published: New York Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1964

Stock Code: 77485

£650
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title page: "For William Boozer, with good wishes, Eudora Welty. November 2, 1977"; she has also annotated page 72 with a bar of music and a short comment. The recipient, William Boozer (d. 2006), was an acknowledged authority on William Faulkner and edited the Faulkner Newsletter for 25 years; from 1988 to 1995 he was a book columnist for the Nashville Banner. This is Welty's only children's book and was written "in order to put a new roof on the house" (Ann Waldron, Eudora: A Writer's Life, 1998, p. 269).

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Description

Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to spine and bird design to upper board in black. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Illustrations throughout.

Condition

Lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket.

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