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    Kurt Vonnegut. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. Or Pearls before Swine. New York: [1965]. First edition.

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    Kurt Vonnegut. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. Or Pearls before Swine. New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1965]. First edition with an unused sticker (small black and white picture of an older Vonnegut still on original backing) signed by him laid in. Octavo. [2: blank], 217, [218: blank], [219: about the author], [220-222: blank] pages. Publisher's grey quarter-cloth binding, spine lettered in black, yellow, red, light purple, white, pink and green, over decorated paper boards lettered in black, in original dust jacket. Minute rubbing to lower corner tips, abrasion to lower edge of title page where something was erased, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. A nice copy. Scarce in superior condition.

    6000 copies printed. His fifth novel, "... recounts the efforts of an enormously wealthy man to alleviate human misery through the more or less random disbursement of the Rosewater Foundation's almost limitless funds." - Perry D. Westbrook, in Henderson (ed), Contemporary Novelists, p. 909. Pieratt, Huffman-klinkowitz and Klinkowitz AF1.



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