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The Delectable Mountains and Other Narratives
Boston, Little Brown, (1959). Inscribed by the author to Peter [De Vries] and his wife, Katinka. Further signed in full by Roueche on the title page. A collection of profiles of people who found a life that suits them. First published in The New Yorker between 1946 and 1953. (Note that for this reason the copyright page at a glance makes it seem as though the book was published in 1953.) Spine slanted, rubbing to spine extremities; a near fine copy in a very good, spine-sunned and price-clipped dust jacket. [#030801] SOLD

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