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    Philip Roth. Portnoy's Complaint. New York: [1969]. First edition, association copy, inscribed.

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    Philip Roth. Portnoy's Complaint. New York: Random House, [1969]. First trade edition. Association copy. Inscribed by Roth on the half-title: "Sept. 1981 [?]/To Paul Bartel-/Philip Roth". Octavo. [viii], [276], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Publisher's clipped dust jacket (upper front flap is clipped, yet the price of $6.95 is still present). Cloth spine a bit rubbed, some moderate rubbing, thumbsoiling to boards; minor occasional thumbsoiling in text. Binding a bit skewed. Dust jacket spine sunned, some light rubbing, bumping to jacket spine; mild rubbing to jacket panels; corners slightly bumped; lower front flap creased; very minor thumbsoiling to jacket. Overall, a near fine copy, with a good association, inscribed to actor and director Paul Bartel. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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