• The Bottom of the Harbor
  • Mitchell inscription
  • Mitchell inscription

The Bottom of the Harbor (Inscribed by the author)

Price: $800.00

Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1959.

First edition. Inscribed by the author to Esther and Ted Wilentz, the latter was the owner of the storied Eight Street Bookshop in the 1950’s and 60’s. Mitchell was reportedly a regular at the bookstore. In the original blue-green jacket with Saul Steinberg illustrations.  

Hardcover. Octavo, 243 pages. Book condition: Very Good. Dust jacket condition: Very Good. Black cloth with white lettering and small Steinberg motifs on the spine. The jacket has small close tears and slight rubbing to the corners, but is otherwise sharp.