NY, Random House, (1969). His landmark fourth book, a comic novel and one of the defining volumes of its time. Inscribed by the author in the month of publication to the photographer Naomi Savage and her husband, the artist David Savage. Naomi Savage, who was Man Ray's niece and apprenticed with him early in her career, had a photo shoot with Roth during or prior to 1968 that produced one of the most iconic (and most reproduced) photographs of the author. A bit of offsetting to the endpages and between pages 200-201; small spot to topstain; near fine in a very near fine, corner-clipped but not price-clipped dust jacket with the slightest wear to the spine extremities. Roth has come to be considered one of the great American novelists of the 20th century: in the 1990s he won virtually every major literary prize given in this country. Association copies of his books, especially his earlier books, seldom appear on the market. [#032672] SOLD
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