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Title:The Frog Prince; An Autobiography
Price:AUD$11.20 (about USD$8.00)
ISBN:0517541955
Item ID:SB00-0117201
Quantity:1
Publisher:Crown Publishers, Inc, New York, 1980
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Crown Publishers, Inc, 1980, Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

1/4 silver coloured backstrip with black coloured titles. 3/4 black coloured boards. Plain text dustwrapper with silver coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The author was the founder of Olympia press, succeeding his father's publishing company Obelisk Press, the Paris publishing house to which so many talented 20th-century writers gravitated when their works were considered too scandalous that everyone else. – William Burroughs – Samuel Beckett – Donleavy – Terry Southern – Nabokov etc. His father was first to publish Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Lawrence Durrell, and Frank Harris, and these literary giants were frequently houseguests when he was a young boy. This is the first of a project of 3 parts autobiography telling in this volume of his childhood and adolescence in Paris between the wars. Softening of the backstrip edges was rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Some rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with chipping to the backstrip corners. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 411, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; France; Books on Books. ISBN: 0517541955. ISBN/EAN: 9780517541951. Inventory No: 0117201.
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