New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. Thurber, James. FURTHER FABLES OF OUR TIME. Inscribed. New York: Simon & Shuster, 1956. First Edition, illustrated throughout by Thurber. 8vo., 174pp. Half green cloth & gilt-stamped blue paper-covered boards. Thurber's characteristically nearly-blind large pencil inscription signed by Thurber to his close friends Morris and Margaret Ernst: "Happy Times / Morris and Margaret / Jim and Helen". (Helen is Thurber's second wife). A fine copy. Quarter cloth over decorated blue boards in a near fine dustwrapper showing light use with a few small stains & minor loss at the spine heel. A very nice example. Rarely seen inscribed. [Bowden A24a]. An annual award, the Thurber Prize, begun in 1997, honors outstanding examples of American humor.
Item #32041 Price: US$475.00