CONFUSION: A Novel by COZZENS, James Gould


Edition: First printing

Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1924. First issue binding. Octavo, green cloth, decorated endpapers, red top page edges. Tidy ink owner name at top margin of front free endpaper, with 1979 ink date on the other side; 9 Dec. 1924 ink ownership name on half-title leaf; half inch closed tear at top margin of half-title and title leaves; yellowing to page edges; old clumsy broad tape repair to rear inner hinges has been removed, but leaving evidence, the hinge now neatly repaired with rice paper; light rubbing at spine ends, with gilt lettering dulled; clipped author portrait pasted to verso of front free endpaper; in all, a good, clean, and now tight jacketless copy of the author's FIRST BOOK (excluding a 1920 offprint), written while he was still a Harvard undergraduate. Edition of 2K copies, of which 500 were remaindered. Bruccoli A2.Scarce in first edition.

Book ID: 34840
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