Item Detail

Item Number 9390
Title Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade A Duty Dance With Death
Author Vonnegut, Kurt
Condition F/NF
Publisher Delacorte Press
Place Published New York
Date Published 1969
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes Stated First Printing in 1st issue dustjacket. SIGNED by author on laid-in bookplate. Fine clean, straight, tight (unread) book with no previous owner handwriting or markings, no soiling, fading or tanning to binding cloth, text or page edges, bright gold and red gilt and black lettering on the turquoise binding, with just a touch of softening to cloth at spine ends but the cloth isn't limp. The Near Fine+ dustjacket is price intact ($5.95) with the called-for # of 0369 on the rear flap. It is crisp and clean, has no tears or chips, has a few faint, very narrow and unobtrusive areas of surface rubbing to paper at spine ends and on the rear panel near the folds, a bit of the usual light even tanning of the background to a creamy ivory (much less tanning than normal) with the spine and a narrow band upper front edge and back panel near the spine just a bit more tanned. Author's photo on the back panel is undamaged. No fading of the red, black and blue portions of the dustjacket. Vonnegut's best known work, and a story of the Allied fire bombing of Dresden and the adventures of Billy Pilgrim. Among the small handful of best known and loved books of the 20th century. Made into a movie in 1972. ; 8-1/2" x 5-3/4"; 186 pages; Signed by Author
LoC or ISBN LOC: 6911929
Keyword(s) Billy Pilgrim,Dresden firebombing,WWII,World War II,Alternate World,Alternate Life on Tralfamadore,Made Into A Movie
Category(ies) 1st & Limited Editions - Signed,General Fiction 1sts
Price $2835.00