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The Portable Murder Book

by Jackson, Joseph Henry, Editor

2nd printing.

Price: $46.41
from: Valley Books


  • Seller Inventory #: 057291
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine-
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Edition: 2nd printing.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1945
  • Keywords: FICTION MYSERY CRIME J.F. POWERS SIGNED BOOKS ROBERT LOWELL

NY: Viking Press, 1945. 570pp. General wear to dust jacket with loss to spine ends and tips. Inscribed by Robert Lowell: "Christmas 1947/for Betty & Jim/To keep you from/falling asleep and/freezing/CAL/ [A present from/Robert Lowell]" Betty and Jim are Betty and Jim Powers. J.F. Powers is the author of Morte D'Urban, which won the 1963 National Book Award for fiction. A later novel, Wheat that Springeth Green, was a finalist for the same award in 1988. He died in 1999. Powers and Lowell were friends and Lowell championed Powers work. Their friendship included attending races at Saratoga and an ongoing correspondence. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 2nd printing.. Hardcover. Fine-/Fair.