The Colossus of Maroussi

Henry Miller

Published by New Directions, 1946
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Trilby & Co. Books (San Jose, CA, U.S.A.)

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Inscribed to (friend and collector) Pierre Sicari, dated and SIGNED by Henry Miller on the half title page. The volume is lightly sun toned on the edges, bumped at the spine ends, has a review of this book pasted to the front endaper, and the jacket flap from another jacket pasted to the front pastedown. The unclipped dust jacket is edge rubbed, partially split on the fold, chipped along the top edge, and has the following chips on the spine: 5/16" on the top affecting the "I" in Maroussi, jagged 2 1/2" on the bottom wiping out the author's name, most of "The", part of the "C" in COLOSSUS, and a 3/8" oval near the top middle nearly obliterating the "F" in OF. Additionally there is a split running along the top of 'COLOSSUS' to the hole in "OF". The jacket is sleeved in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 13082006

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Title: The Colossus of Maroussi

Publisher: New Directions

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Signed: Signed

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