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A Different Drummer
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A Different Drummer

by Kelley, William Melvin

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Signed by William Melvin Kelley on the front free endpaper with a lengthy, very personal inscription to Elizabeth Campbell, who was the second wife of photographer Gordon Parks, "6/14/62 For Liz:-- You must know, Skinny, that I'm pulling for you, that I wish you success in all things that you decide to do. All that you can wish or hope for is that the people you love get a little lucky, that they make the right guesses and choices. I'm sorry that's all I can give you. Love, [signed] Kelley." According to a relative of the author's this inscription was on the day of Campbell and Parks' wedding. Campbell and Kelley had grown up together, and her marrying Parks had come as a surprise. Kelley didn't sign many books. [xii], 223 pp. Original cloth, spine lettered in black. Near Fine with a little wear to head, very slight lean, endpapers slightly foxed, pages toned, in a Very Good+ unclipped… Read More
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A DIFFERENT DRUMMER [Signed]
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A DIFFERENT DRUMMER [Signed]

by Kelley, William Melvin

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1962. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 223 pages. Very Good, in a Very Good minus dust jacket. Dust jacket spine black and gold with black and beige titling, dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Some rubbing and shelfwear, including tears to extremities, primarily the top and bottom edge of the front cover of dust jacket, small chip on tail of dust jacket spine, light foxing to interior of dust jacket. Light foxing to edges of text block and edges of boards, former owner's name on the front free end paper. Price uncut "$3.95". Signed by Kelley on the half-title page. First Edition, Second Printing, with no edition statement on the copyright page and gutter code 'D38'. Scarce in any format, especially scarce signed. Shelved in Case 2. William Melvin Kelley's debut novel won the John Hay Whitney Foundation Award and Rosenthal Foundation Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Kelley is credited with being the first… Read More
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A Different Drummer
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A Different Drummer

by KELLEY, William Melvin

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Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1962. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 223pp. A touch of bumping at the spine ends else fine in very good rubbed dust jacket with a tear to the top of the front panel, a hint of sunning at the spine and moderate edgewear, including nicks and creases. With a long Inscription by Kelly: "To Linda + Alex - On the day that they embarked on the enterprise of marriage, hoping that their marriage will be the personification of 'arte.' Sincerely, William M. Kelly." The book is additionally Inscribed by Kelly's wife to the same couple. The author's first novel and winner of both the John Hay Whitney and Rosenthal Foundation Awards.
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