Buying Time: An Anthology Celebrating 20 Years of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts. Scott Walker, Ralph Ellison, ed., contributor.
Buying Time: An Anthology Celebrating 20 Years of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts
Buying Time: An Anthology Celebrating 20 Years of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts

Buying Time: An Anthology Celebrating 20 Years of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4321
ISBN: 091530872x

St. Paul: Graywolf, 1985. Stated First Printing. SIGNED by contributors Ralph Ellison -- with inscription "For Harold F. Mays, that admirable book-sleuth, with pleasure - Sincerely, Ralph Ellison" on title page -- and poet Charles Wright without inscription at start of his selection. Mays, along with his partner Harold J. Herman, ran Two Harolds Antiques in Alexandria Virginia. Original dustjacket with $20.00 price; book in black paper-covered boards with green cloth spine and gilt lettering. Jacket shows a 1.5" scratch on back and some light edgewear, but is clean and crisp overall. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Form presentation letter from National Endowment for the Arts introducing the anthology with a name label reading "Jack R. Lemmon - Dance" at top laid in.

Price: $200.00