Item #71809 THE CONVERSION OF THE JEWS. Philip Roth.


(San Francisco: Tales for Travellers, 1982). First edition thus: Number 2 in the short-lived "Selected Short Stories by Great Writers" series devised by James H. Schmidt in 1982 with the intent of providing quality reading material for daily commuters that was inexpensive enough to share. Originally issued in 4 slipcased volumes each of which housed 12 map-folded pamphlets. Most of the individual pamphlets included a single short story though a few had an additional story and/or poem. Each of the 48 pamphlets in the series is 24 pages (including illustrated covers) printed on both sides of a single sheet folded up like a map. Near fine with crease to upper right corner throughout that shows a light rub on front cover. Increasingly scarce. "THESE TALES ARE DEDICATED TO ALL TRAVELLERS, RIDERS ON THIS EARTH TOGETHER"
Item #71809

Price: $35.00

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