PORTRAIT OF AMBROSE BIERCE, by Adolphe De Castro 1929 First Edition Biography


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PORTRAIT OF AMBROSE BIERCE, by Adolphe De Castro 1929 First Edition Biography

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Portrait of Ambrose Bierce

by Adolphe De Castro

The DJ reads, "The intimate story of the stormy petrel of American letters, by his close associate, the one man who knew Bierce's secrets."

351 pages. 5.5" by 8.25"

Publishing Info: The Century Co., New York 1929

Hardback is overall in GOOD condition, with a FAIR DJ.

  • Stated first printing
  • Features b&w illustrations throughout
  • Binding is secure
  • Back board shows a few light scuffs
  • Top 1" of spine is sunned
  • Gilt lettering and illustration on spine a bit rubbed
  • Writing and signature on ffep, otherwise free of any other writing or intentional marks
  • Pages are a bit darkened
  • Very scarce DJ
  • DJ has mylar cover that is backed by archival paper
  • DJ shows light soiling all over
  • DJ spine is sun-darkened
  • DJ shows wear and some small chips and tears off perimeter
  • Moderate chip off head of spine
  • VS051315

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Nonfiction
Year Printed: 19290000
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Origin: American
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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