A Rope for Doctor Webster. James Gould Cozzens.
A Rope for Doctor Webster

A Rope for Doctor Webster

Bloomfield Hills, MI: Bruccoli Clark, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Copy XIII (13) of 50, signed by the author, and reserved for the author and publisher. 1976. Stringbound sheets in a velvet clamshell box. There is a small tear to the final page of text; otherwise a clean, sound copy. Some rubbing and discoloration to the velvet box. Although unmarked, this copy came from the collection of Matthew Bruccoli, the co-publisher. Matthew Joseph Bruccoli (1931-2008) was the foremost F. Scott Fitzgerald scholar and bibliographer of his time. Additionally, he wrote on, and edited critical editions of Hemingway, Hammett, Cozzens, Thomas Wolfe, John O'Hara, and Vladimir Nabokov. He studied bibliography under the tutelage of Fredson Bowers and worked with Jacob Blanck on the Bibliography of American Literature. He was responsible for the republication and rediscovery of dozens of forgotten American novels, and went on to be the editor and publisher of the 400+ volume Dictionary of Literary Biography, and was the chief editor of the University of Pittsburgh Press bibliography series. Near Fine. Item #0076753

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