Katherine Anne Porter. Three First Editions with Long Inscriptions by the Author to Her Literary Agent, including: Ship of Fools; The Days Before; A Christmas Story.

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    Katherine Anne Porter. Three First Editions with Long Inscriptions by the Author, including: Ship of Fools. Boston Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, [1962]. Octavo. 497 pages. [and:] The Days Before. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1952]. Octavo. 273 pages. [and:] A Christmas Story. Drawings by Ben Shahn. New York: Delacorte Press, [1967]. Octavo. Unpaginated. Each title is a first edition, first printing, and each contains a lengthy inscription from the author to her longtime friend and literary agent, Cyrilly Abels, each signed "Katherine Anne." Minor shelf wear to the books and jackets. Some chipping to the jacket of The Days Before. Very good or better condition, and a wonderful collection of books with warm inscriptions.

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