Osborn, John Jay Jr. The Paper Chase. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971. First printing, so stated. 181 pages. Bound in black cloth stamped with red and gilt. Carmine endpapers. 8 3/8 inches. Blue, white and orange dust jacket, worn slightly at the head, tail and corners otherwise very good. Book condition is fine. Dust jacket not price-clipped, original price of $4.95 on the front fold-over is above a review quote of William Alfred. The back panel has a full-length portrait by Tom Neil of the author standing on the shore. The back fold-over has a brief biography of the then-new author with a complimentary quote of Barbara Bannon writing in Publishers’ Weekly, “His dialog is sharp, his characterizations believable and his depiction of the values of today’s young people possess – totally different from their parents – and maybe a great deal better, is honest and moving.” A fine copy of the first novel of Osborn, a graduate of the Harvard Law School.
Joshua Levine Rise and Fall of the House of Barneys First Edition Signed Inscribed
FUTURISM FUTURISMO F T Marinetti Signed Copy L’Aeroplano del Papa 1914