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    Shirley Jackson. The Road Through the Wall. New York: 1948. First edition of the author's first book.

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    Shirley Jackson. The Road Through the Wall. New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1948. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo. 271 pages. Publisher's full orange buckram, spine lettered in white, dust jacket. Jacket spine toned, some tape residue on jacket verso near spine that is visible on the front of the jacket, Some edgewear and thumbsoiling to jacket, cloth spine very slightly toned, some light rubbing to binding, text toned, some minor damage to rear hinge. Ink date stamp (dated "May 18 1949") on front jacket flap at bottom. A very good copy. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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