Item #12018 THE CAT AND THE BLACKBIRD. Robert Duncan, Jess, Collins.


San Francisco: White Rabbit Press, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. Illustrated card stock, spiral bound; 4to. One of 500 copies. The book plate, which is in all copies, and serves as a colophon of sorts, is inscribed "Allan Covici from Uncle Robert". Ink from Duncan's signature has transferred lightly to the half-title, one comb has broken from the binding, a light paperclip mark on the front cover, else about fine. A lovely copy of this children's book of sorts profusely illustrated by Jess. A scarce book signed, and this to Covici who was a Berkeley librarian, noted collector and active particpant in the San Francisco gay culture of the 60's. Anacapa A40. Near fine. Item #12018

Price: $150.00

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