Idiots First.

"For Susie and Paul Old and good Friends": First Edition of Malamud's Idiots First; Inscribed by Him

Idiots First.

MALAMUD, Bernard.

$450.00

Item Number: 10017

New York: Farrar, Straus & Company, 1963.

First edition of this collection of stories. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Susie and Paul Old and good friends Bern.” The recipients, Suzanne and Paul Shrag were close friends of Malamud and brother of printmaker Karl Schrag. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Marshall Lee. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box.

The twelve stories in this collection are all revised or expanded from versions printed in various magazines between 1950 and 1963.

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