First Edition of Shel Silverstein's First Book Take Ten; Signed with a drawing by Silverstein

  • Take Ten.

Take Ten.

Item Number: 5014

Tokyo: Pacific Stars and Stripes, 1955.

First edition of Shel Silverstein’s first book. Small octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by Shel Silverstein with an original drawing of a hand opposite the title page. In near fine condition with light wear to the bottom boards.

While he was in the army in Korea, Shel Silverstein had cartoons published in the military magazine Pacific Stars and Stripes. Take Ten gathers all of the cartoons together in this, his first book.