Catch-22.

HELLER, Joseph.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Date Published: 1961

Description: 8vo, printed wrappers; brown-stained. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1961). First Edition.

Comments: Advance Reading Copy, "To be published October 10, 1961" printed on the front cover. Heller has inscribed the book to his college English teacher: "You won't believe it, but this book (or any other book by me) would never have been written if not for the help and encouragement received in your class". This copy, with its intimate and generous inscription is possibly the first copy that Heller signed. Preserved in a half-red morocco slipcase.

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 229354


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I just finished reading about the store and your family in Nick Basbanes newest book, Patience & Fortitude. I had previously read an article in Book magazine. I wished that I lived near so I could visit your store, it looks and sounds like a place I dream of getting lost in. Basbanes book mentioned that your father began a memoir but was, sadly, unable to finish the work. Would it be in anyway possible to read what must be a great historical adventure in bookselling? I wish you all continued success and a very long existence. - Steven Griese
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