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    John O'Hara. Appointment in Samarra. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1934]. First edition with notice tipped to dedication leaf. Octavo. [2, blank], [vi], 301, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in original, restored first-issue dust jacket with "Recent Fiction" on the rear panel. Binding lightly soiled, with condensation ring to front board; spine gently leaning with vertical crease. Small splash to top edge of text block; bookseller's ticket to front pastedown with faint offsetting opposite; faint dampstain to title-page, affecting adjacent leaf. Dust jacket expertly restored with discreet work addressing wear mostly at spine panel and folds, rear panel lightly soiled. A very good sophisticated copy with a nice overall appearance. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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