Item #75274 NO BUT I SAW THE MOVIE. Peter De Vries.


Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Laid in is a typed letter signed (TLS) by Peter De Vries to bookseller Joanna Taylor that alludes to the scarcity of this, his first collection of short stories. A writer and editor known for his sharp wit, De Vries (1910-93) joined the staff of The New Yorker magazine at the insistence of James Thurber and worked there from 1944 to 1987, writing stories and touching up cartoon captions. From the library of Emmy Award-winning screenwriter David Lloyd, with his name on the front flyleaf. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with black titles. A near fine copy in a nice dust jacket with some toning along the spine and extremities. Near fine / Very good. Item #75274

Price: $200.00

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