The Days Before. Katherine Anne Porter.

The Days Before

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1952. F. 273 pages; inscribed and signed on the front endpaper by the author to collector Burt Britton, additionally inscribed and initialed by the author on the half-title page; "First Edition" stated on copyright page; Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) American novelist and short-story writer, a master stylist whose long short stories have a richness of texture and complexity of character delineation usually achieved only in the novel...(Merriam Literature); (From the dustjacket information): "...first collection of non-fiction writing she has done over thirty years...a remarkable self-portrait in terms of her public beliefs and private enthusiasms, her real life and the life of her imagination..."; some dustjacket edge, tips wear and darkening, back panel with a small (1/4") hole at bottom edge; a couple of interior leaves a bit edge-worn, larger, probably a publisher's defect; overall, good condition. Item #12507

Price: $250.00

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