signed first edition
(1956) · New York
by Patterson, Samuel W. [White]
New York: Morehouse-Gorham Co., (1956). First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 red cloth and decorated paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with very light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and rubbing to the paper at the lower edges of the boards. Attached to the front paste down is the author's book plate In a very good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with rubbing and flecking of the colors at the ends of the spine area and at the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Warmly inscribed by the author to a former student, signed and dated in the year of publication on the first free end page. 180 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and with images from black and white photographs. A biography of Clement Clarke Moore.
(Inventory #: TB31731)