BY THE NORTH GATE - SIGNED. Joyce Carol Oates.

BY THE NORTH GATE - SIGNED

New York: The Vanguard Press, 1963. First Edition. The National Book Award-winning author's first book, and first collection of short fiction. Item #1258

First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); brown textured cloth, with titles stamped in orange and white on spine, and tree design stamped in blind on front panel; orange topstain; dustjacket; 253pp. Signed by the author in a tiny, elegant hand on the title page. A Fine copy in a jacket that's very nearly so; bright, unclipped, with some trivial rubbing to corner tips and front flap fold, and some barely perceptible fading to spine panel.

Price: $750.00

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