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Ruth Slenczynska
RUTH SLENCZYNSKA: FORBIDDEN CHILDHOOD/ANDY WARHOL DJ/RARE 1957 INSCRIBED
New York: Doubleday, 1957. Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. INSCRIBED NICE CONDITION VERY RARE FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER BOOK IN DUST JACKET, DESIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL. NO WRITING OR MARKINGS IN THE TEXT, NO TORN OR MISSING PAGES; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "FOR MY HARTFORD FRIEND MRS ALBRO - RUTH SLENCZYNSKA, NOV. 17 1960". ORIGINAL BINDINGS WITH ALMOST NO WEAR. LIGHT WEAR & SLIGHT FRAYING TO EDGES OF DUST JACKET; NOT PRICE-CLIPPED [PRICE $3.95]. PROTECTED IN A CLEAR BRODART SLEEVE. A VERY RARE SIGNED FIRST EDITION HANDSOME BOOK; THE ONLY OTHER SIGNED COPY ON EBAY SOLD FOR $1500. Voyager Books FORBIDDEN CHILDHOOD: THE FRANK ACCOUNT OF A GIRL'S STRUGGLE TO FREE HERSELF FROM THE STRANGLE HOLD OF HER TYRANNICAL FATHER. BY RUTH SLENCZYNSKA & LOUIS BIANCOLLI. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1957. First Edition. Inscribed by the author. Very Rare. A nice copy of this scarce and interesting book. Published over 50 years ago, this book is now long out-of-print and hard-to-find. From the Dust Jacket: "Before her birth, Ruth's father decided she was to be a musical prodigy. But no one dreamed the methods he would use to make her one. This is the story of a genius whose childhood was traded for tragedy..." According to wikipedia: "Ruth Slenczynska (born January 15, 1925) is an American pianist. Slenczynska was accepted to the University of California, Berkeley, and while there, she met fellow student George Born. The two married after a short engagement in 1944 but divo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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