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Gertrude Stein
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1933. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALICE B. TOKLAS - 1st edition signed by G.Stein and Alice B.Toklas Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas This is a very scarce book, ex library item weeded from the American Library in Paris : the 1933 first edition of the Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas inscribed and signed in green ink by both Gertrude Stein and Alice B.Toklas herself on the front free endpaper : For ............... (name not easy to decipher, which might be read as Stuart Sherman) the autobiography by Alice B.Toklas which we all like including Marie (Refering to Marie Laurencin ? ) PUBLISHER New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1933. Stated First Edition First edition of Gertrude Stein's most famous work in-Octavo, original blue cloth, stamped in silver with the Rose is a rose circle on the front plate. On end plate, several writings and labels from the American library At the bottom a small vintage label from the bookshop where this was originally bought : the New Rochelle bookstore Black and white frontis from a photograph by Man Ray and 15 other photographic plates. Gertrude Stein wrote this Autobiography in 1932 about her companion Miss Toklas, who had been sharing her life for twenty-five years. It was listed by Modern Library as one of the greatest English-language nonfiction books of the 20th century. CONDITION No dust jacket Lots of wear and tear on the covers, due to Library readings with the usual labels, stamps A white label with sticky tape on spine and covers Heavy wear to cloth, with sunning to spine, rubbing to extremities with some … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: altair1951 [Nantes, FR]
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