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An Essay in Autobiography with Drawings by Ben Shahn, 54 pp, black cloth in d/w, corner of one page folded, crease in cloth of front cover (probably from the binding process – see picture), spine of d/w a little darkened, otherwise in very good condition, The Ark Press (Marazion, Cornwall) 1959
22.2 x 11.1 cm, 200g, no ISBN
A somewhat bewildering book, as the publisher appears to have issued the book in two different bindings, one cloth and one quarter parchment, and at least two different dustwrappers, all dated 1959. Naturally, all booksellers claim their copy to be a first edition . . .