Inscribed first edition, association copy, of this collection of Pauline Kael's NEW YORKER film reviews from 1983 to 1985.
Very good in a near fine jacket.
STATE OF THE ART
Inscribed to a fellow NEW YORKER writer, the dance critic Arlene Croce, who also reviewed films for Film Culture and was a recognized authority on the films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. An attractive association copy.
New York: EP Dutton, (1985). 9'' x 6''. Publisher's purple boards in original price-clipped dust jacket. xii, 404 pages. Inscribed by Kael on front free endpaper, "For Arlene Croce,/ with admiration/ and love-/ Pauline Kael." Touches of shelf-wear to jacket. Trivial sunning to boards at edges. Two torn pages torn at lower corners; one with tape repair. Interior otherwise bright and clean.
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