“I HAVE A PAD ON BLEEKER STREET…”: SIGNED FIRST EDITION OF SUZUKI BEANE
SCOPPETTONE, Sandra. Suzuki Beane. Drawings by Louise Fitzhugh. Garden City: Doubleday, 1961. Large slim octavo, original pictorial paper boards, original dust jacket. $600.
First edition of this story of a beatnik child in the West Village, signed by the author on the title page.
“She has been compared with ‘Eloise,’ but Suzuki Beane is in a class by herself. This book captures childhood, beatniks, and the struggle of the individual against society all at once.”
Dust jacket lightly toned, about-fine.