Price-clipped, first-state dust jacket with only Walker Percy review to rear, shows light wear and medium signs of use. Light edge wear present, particularly at spine. Small closed tear to spine crown with repair. Jacket underside shows faint ghosting of tape from previous mylar. Jacket looks great in fresh mylar.
Louisiana State University Press, 1980. 1 of 2500 copies printed.
Signed by author Walker Percy on the title page without inscription. Book is tight, square and firm.
Boards are straight and firm with faintest bump on rear bottom board. Spine shows light vertical crease, as well as curling to ends with pushing.
Spot of soiling to top text block visible for the first 20 pages, else page edges mostly clean and unmarked with light vintage toning. Faintest scuff to bottom text block. Please refer to all of the photos of the book in this listing. As they will serve precedent over any.Miscommunication as to the condition of this book. Photos in this listing may appear different. Than physical eye due to fluorescence in lighting. Or mistake with the order. A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel.
By American novelist John Kennedy Toole. Which reached publication in 1980. Eleven years after Toole's suicide. Published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy.
(who also contributed a foreword) and Toole's mother, the book became first a cult classic. Then a mainstream success; it earned Toole a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. In 1981, and is now considered a canonical.
Work of modern literature of the Southern United States. The book's title refers to an epigram. S essay, Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting. When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces.
Are all in confederacy against him. Its central character, Ignatius J. Reilly, is an educated but slothful 30-year-old man living with his mother in the Uptown neighborhood.
Who, in his quest for employment, has various adventures with colorful French Quarter. The item "A Confederacy Of Dunces First Edition/1st Print SIGNED John Kennedy Toole" is in sale since Friday, October 20, 2017.
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