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Cost: $250.00


John O'hara


O'HARA, John. The Instrument. New York: Random House, (1967). Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. $250.

First edition, inscribed, "To Alden Whitman, No prize from the undersigned, but thanks for a pleasant interview. John O'Hara. 8 Nov. '67 Princeton, N.J."

One of O'Hara's later novels, published only a few years before his death in 1970. "Published simultaneously with the trade printing… Priority of printing undetermined" (Bruccoli A29.1.b). Alden Whitman was a journalist for the New York Times.

Only very minor toning to dust jacket. A fine copy.

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