The Runaway Summer of Davie Shaw.

"When you read this book eight years from now, I hope you will not": First Edition of Mario Puzo's The Runaway Summer of Davie Shaw; Lengthily Inscribed by Him

The Runaway Summer of Davie Shaw.

PUZO, Mario.

$2,000.00

Item Number: 121292

New York : Platt & Munk Publishers, 1966.

First edition of this early work by the author of The Godfather. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For ? When you read this book eight years from now, I hope you will not. Mario Puzo.” Illustrated by Stewart Sherwood. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Stewart Sherwood.

The plot revolves around a boy named Davie Shaw, who is left with his grandparents for the summer while his parents take off on a round-the-world trip in celebration of their wedding anniversary. Davie has adventures of his own that take him throughout the United States on his pony.

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