Item #012375 THURBER COUNTRY. James. Bacon Thurber, Paul, dustjacket design.
THURBER COUNTRY
THURBER COUNTRY

THURBER COUNTRY

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, inscribed Merry Christmas in 1953, year of publication, by Thurber for himself and wife Helen in blue ink in Thurber's exuberant hand on the ffe to married couple friends of him and his wife Helen in Cornwall CT, where the Thurbers had a country house for decades. The dustjacket design by Paul Bacon which cleverly integrates Thurber sketches (mostly dogs and people, some local landmarks) into a map of the Housatonic River, whicj t forms the western border of Cornwall CT and runs through Litchfield Couny . Unclipped dustjacket has shallow chipping at spine ends, a short closed tear at front fold and about an inch chip bottom edge rear panel. Still, quite presentable. Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #012375

Price: $500.00

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