Ancestors
NY, Knopf, 1971. The uncorrected proof copy of his first book of nonfiction, a personal essay and reminiscence. Maxwell is best known for his highly acclaimed fiction, both novels and short stories, and also for being the fiction editor of The New Yorker for nearly 40 years. A fragile, padbound proof in tall wrappers. A few marginal pencil marks. Missing the rear cover, thus only good. [#028861] $125

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