Confessions of a Story-Teller by Paul Gallico (Michael Joseph, 1st edition 1961) Signed Presentation Copy to Phyllis Fraser
Confessions of a Story-Teller
Michael Joseph, 1st edition 1961
A collection of Gallico’s short stories originally published 1938-1960, plus the story behind the stories. Dustwrapper design by Michael Harvey.
A signed presentation copy: To Phyllis Fraser | Sincerely | Paul Gallico – | (a low brow writer) | Nov 8 1961.
Phyllis Fraser (1916-2006) an actress, socialite, writer, childrens books publisher and co-founder of Random House’s imprint Beginner Books.
Hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 434pp. Size: 8.75 x 5.75 inches approx. (222mm x 145mm).
Dustwrapper worn and rubbed to extremities with some short edge tears and archival tape to verso; sunning to spine and a couple of rucked tears, taped to verso. Boards clean with just light shelf wear; spine dulled, light wear to spine ends. Label stain to upper corner of front free endpaper; age toning to pages but clean throughout; edges of page-block dusty and toned.
Overall, showing light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy.