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The Shaggy Dog Story

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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The Shaggy Dog Story
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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; some wear
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
7.5" L x 5.2" W x 0.5" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

The Shaggy Dog Story by Eric Partridge. New York: The Philosophical Library, 1955. Second printing. A wonderful collection of stories, illustrated by V. H. Drummond, in the tradition of the "shaggy dog," which means the joke is drawn out to a surprise ending, that has little to do with the beginning. Great bedtime reading.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.

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