The Alphabet of Grace.

First Edition of The Alphabet of Grace; Warmly Inscribed by Frederick Buechner

The Alphabet of Grace.

BUECHNER, Frederick.

$375.00

Item Number: 46355

New York: Seabury Press, 1970.

First edition of this work by the author of A Long Day’s Dying. Octavo, original half cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Vernon and Mary with love. Freddy Sept. 1970 Rupert Mountain.” The recipients were close friends and neighbors of Buechner. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne.

Frederick Buechner's The Alphabet of Grace is a small but lyrical volume of essays that moves through a single day in three chapters. It is no particular day, and yet, as Buechner suggests, each day of life is an invitation to be truly alive. "Live a day of it and see," he writes. "Nobody claims that it will be entirely painless, but no matter. It is your birthday, and there are many presents to open. The world is to open."

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