LIGHTLY LIES THE EARTH, by Orren Jack Turner - 1955 [Signed 1st Ed]
Lightly Lies the Earth, A Novel
by Orren Jack Turner
Stated 1st edition, inscribed and signed. New York: Vantage Press, 1955
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition, with a GOOD DJ.
- Illustrated colored DJ features a silhouette of a man and the title of the novel.
- Yellow boards show some shelfwear and edgewear, back board has sticker remnants on edge. (See Photos).
- Corners are sharp with bumped foot corner with exposed board. (See Photos).
- Spine has dark brown text against a yellow background with crushed ends.
- Binding is secure with a little play.
- Endpaper is inscribed and signed by the author.
- Interior is gently age-toned.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Text block edges are foxed with some smudges. (See Photos).
- DJ has notable edgewear with some marginal chips and closed tears along perims.
- Interior of DJ has been taped to secure tears. (See Photos).
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
304 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches.
"Lightly Lies The Earth is a book of stormy moods, of violence, of macabre action. With power and passion it moves in a relentless sweep, telling an unbelievable tale--unbelievable, you may say--yet unbelievably true while you read it."
Orren Jack Turner (1919-2008) is a notable Princeton portrait and event photographer, best remembered for one of the internet's most popular images of Albert Einstein.
EDITION POINTS: 1st Edition that is inscribed and signed by the author.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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