Lot #257
Pat Frank

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Estimate: $200+

Description

American writer (1908-1964) remembered for his novels Alas, Babylon (one of the first apocalyptic novels of the nuclear age), and Forbidden Area (a Cold War thriller). Uncommon signed book: Alas, Babylon. First edition. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1959. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.25, 254 pages. Signed on the first free end page in fountain pen, "Pat Frank, '59." Autographic condition: fine, with two ownership signatures to the upper right corner of the signed page, one of which has been erased. Book condition: VG/VG, with minor rubbing to spine, and scattered creases and small edge nicks to jacket.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021