Short Stories EUDORA WELTY 1949 Limited First Edition w/ Publisher's Card Signed by Theodore [Ted] Amussen & Mildred Salivar

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Title: Short Stories

Author: Eudora Welty

Description: First Edition limited to 1500 copies, privately printed for friends of the author and her publishers as a New Year's greeting. Laid-in is a Harcourt, Brace and Company card signed by HBC editor Theodore Amussen and publicity directory Mildred Salivar. Covers rubbed at extremities; spine a tad faded; a little soiling to head of spine. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. A couple small spot-blemishes on limitation page. 53, [1] pages. 7.5 x 4.75 inches.

A nice first edition copy with a signed greeting from a couple significant persons with Welty's publisher. The text of Short Stories was originally delivered by the author at the University of Washington in August, 1947, under the title ''Some Views on the Reading and Writing of Short Stories.''

Theodore S. ''Ted'' Amussen (1915-1988) was a long-time New York book publisher who, beginning in 1938, held various editorial and executive positions with Farrar & Rinehart, Reynal & Hitchcock, Harcourt Brace, and Henry Holt. Mildred Salivar had been with Harcourt Brace since 1927 and became their head of publicity in 1947.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company
Place: New York
Year: 1947

Keywords: Theodore Amussen, Ted Amussen, Mildred Salivar, books about books,

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