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PORTER, Katherine Anne (1890-1980)
Katherine Anne Porter collection
1965. No binding & hard cover. Katherine Anne Porter was an American journalist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist, best known for her novel, The Ship of Fools (1962). She had three nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature and won in 1966 the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Collected Stories. The collection contains 6 items dating from 1921 to 1965, specifically 2 books, one with 1 post card, 1 pamphlet, and 2 lobby cards. 2 Books (one with a post card): • M.T.F [Mai Tiam Franking], My Chinese Marriage. New York: Duffield and Co., 1921. Tan paper boards, quarter bound in blue cloth with printed paper label, top edge gilt, in slightly chipped dust jacket. A very good copy. With a white card affixed to front free endpaper (creased somewhat) signed: "Katherine Anne Porter | 20th March 1958 | For Roger Harris with best wishes". Apparently ghostwritten by Porter. Waldrip and Bauer, Porter's bibliographers, note: "Mr. Edward Schwartz states that Miss Porter had written him that this book was 'a mere setting down of someone else's story, nothing of my own'" (Waldrip & Bauer A1, author's first book). • The Days Before. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. Dull greenish blue cloth in slightly chipped dust jacket, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Jackie [Jacquelyne] and Morris [Greenhut] | long life and happiness | in your home - | Yours Katherine Anne | 13 August 1954 | Ann Arbor". With a post card addressed to the Greenhuts, 15 October 1959, saying that the past 15 months have been a wild spin for her, providing them with her … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) [St. Catharines, ON, Canada]

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