Item Detail

Item Number 6438
Title Beetle Leg, The
Author Hawkes, John
Condition G+/G+
Publisher New Directions
Place Published New York
Date Published 1951
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Bound in tan cloth with black printing on the spine; there is some wear and bumping at spine ends, a crease across the upper back corner and the spine cloth is faded and lightly mottled. The previous owner's name is written on the front endpage. The text is tight and clean, a few pages have some underlining. The price intact (original $2.50 price) dust jacket is clean and bright; it has some edgewear and chipping; spine is rubbed and mottled also. This book is the author's second commercially published book. It is a surreal parody of pulp westerns. ; 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"; 159 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) John Hawkes,Fiction,Parody,First Edition,Pulp Westerns,Westerns
Category(ies) General Fiction 1sts
Price $31.50