In Memoriam: Horatio Alger's Psycho-Narrative Press, Sept. 1976 - June 1977.

HORATIO ALGER [COHEN, Martin].

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Place Published: Southampton
Publisher: Psycho-Narrative Press
Date Published: 1976

Description: Thin square 4to. General title page and 8 other fascicules, all printed on card stock in gold & black. Housed in a matching sleeve, within an edge-worn outer paper envelope. Southampton: Psycho-Narrative Press, 1976. First edition. A near fine copy in a very good envelope.

Comments: Quite scarce -- An interesting send-up of the New York art scene. Number 619 of 1000 copies printed.

Edition: First
Binding: paperback
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 230196


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