5 Titles (6 Vols), Incl 1 Inscribed By Thurber.
[Thurber, James]. 5 Titles (6 Editions). 8vo. Cloth, 5 in dj, 1 in slipcase. ++ The Thurber Carnival. NY: Harper & Brothers, (1945). Text in 2 columns. Very good in price clipped dj with darkening to dj’s spine, some dusting, losses near dj’s spine ends, and lighter edge chipping elsewhere. 1st edition, 2nd state (“H-C” on c-page). Upper corner of ffep signed and inscribed “To Nancy – Merry Christmas, 1945/ Jimmy Thurber” with a small sketch of a dog’s head. ++ The Thurber Carnival. Harper & Brothers, (1945). Very good in very good dj, dj lightly dust soiled, tiny chip at top of dj’s spine. Unpriced dj. On c-page: “…manufactured in strict conformity with government regulations for saving paper.” ++ The Middle-Aged Man On The Flying Trapeze. Harper & Brothers, 1935. Illustrated beige cloth stamped in blue. Near fine, a few page corners bumped. Edges of dj frayed, front flap fold nearly separated, “$3.00” dj price intact. Later issue dj. ++ Further Fables For Our Time. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1956. Spine darkened, otherwise very good in somewhat worn slipcase. Special Printing (noted on c-page). ++ Credos And Curios. NY/Evanston: Harper & Row, (1962). Later ed. Very good in dj with creasing/wear to edges and repairs to dj’s underside. ++ Thurber’s Men, Women And Dogs: A Book of Drawings. Preface by Dorothy Parker. NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1943). Very good, losses around dj’s spine ends and corners, chips to upper edge of dj, tape repairs to underside. 1st edition.