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    One of 500 Copies
    with the Rare Acetate Jacket

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Flight to Arras. Translated from the French by Lewis Galantière. Illustrated by Bernard Lamotte. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, [1942]. First American edition, one of 500 copies signed by the author and illustrator on an inserted limitation leaf. Octavo. 255, [3, blank] pages. With several plates inserted throughout. Publisher's blue calf backstrip over gray buckram boards, spine stamped and lettered in gilt, pictorial endleaves. In the original slipcase and the rare acetate jacket. Spine sunned and rubbed, headcap chipped, some rubbing to binding, acetate browned, wrinkled, and somewhat shrunken, some sunning and wear to slipcase. Bookplate, bookseller's ticket. Still, a very good copy. From the collection of Pat and Michael York.

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