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To Kill a Mockingbird - LEE Harper - 1960. 
1960 - LEE, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott, circa 1970. Octavo, original half green cloth, brown paper boards, original dust jacket. $5200.Later printing of Harper Lee's masterpiece, signed by the author.Harper Lee's portrayal of life in a small Alabama town captured the essence of the South at one of its most trying times. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is "an authentic and nostalgic story which in rare fashion at once puts together the tenderness and the tragedy of the South. They are the inseparable ingredients of a region much reported but seldom so well understood" (Jonathan Daniels). First published in 1960. This copy is the 16th printing. Text and covers fine, with rear inner hinge expertly reinforced. Light wear to extremities of bright dust jacket with a one-inch closed tear to top front panel and a three-quarter-inch closed tear to top front flap fold. A near-fine signed copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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