James Thurber, Selection and Introduction by Michael J. Rosen
ISBN: Does Not Apply
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Categories: FictionShopWorld Literature

Selection and introduction by Michael J. Rosen of some of Thurber’s finest and funniest works. Contents include; from The Owl in the Attic, The Pet Department; My Life and Hard Times; preface to a Life, The Night the Bed Fell, The Car We Had to Push, The Day the Dam Broke, The Night the Ghost Got In and much more.


  • Folio Society First Impression No. 875
  • Publisher Folio Society, London; 1997
  • Silver Cloth With Black Lettering Hardcover, 256 pp
  • Illustrated by James Thurber.
  • Size 230 x 150mm, 850g

Condition: Like new hardcover with a very minor scrape on the bottom edge (see photo), in a very good slipcase with a pen mark (see photo)

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