New York: Vanguard Press, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 X 8 3/8 Inches. 160 PP. Very Good. Item #3872
Deluxe PRESENTATION COPY in the original slipcase. Very early, intimate inscription by Kirtland. Signed, "For Doris Thompson, Who but Vanguard could have imagined Ortrud in red? And who but you could have been so true a friend to her and Elizabeth Kirtland" directly on the FFEP. From the personal collection of Doris Thompson, owner of the Francis Scott Key bookshop in Georgetown (DC) during the 1950's and 1960's. Original faux leather sharp and clean. A few spots to gutters. Foxing to slipcase. A very attractive copy with a nice association. [Photo of Doris and the shop not included - although a copy can be emailed to you].