29 June 2005
ROTH, Philip (b. 1933). Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959.
8o. Original black cloth (some minor wear and staining); pictorial dust jacket (worn); quarter morocco folding case.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Roth on the front endpaper: "To Evan -- for selling 500 books -- and liking these stories Philip." Roth's novel became the basis for a 1969 film starring Richard Benjamin, Ali McGraw, and Jack Klugman.
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