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BECKETT, SAMUEL
Group of eight English or American editions of his works inscribed by Beckett.
London, Vancouver or New York: various publishers, 1970s-1980s, all inscribed by Beckett to Tom and Helen Bishop. Publisher's bindings (hardcover and wrappers). The largest 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches (24 x 16.5 cm); various paginations Some wear, a little soiling and creasing, generally sound.

An interesting cache of inscribed copies including Teleplays, Vancouver: [1988]; Ends and Odds, London: (1977); Collected Poems in English and French, London: (1977); Worstward Ho, London: (1983); Collected Shorter Prose 1945-1980, London: (1980); Ends and Odds, New York: 1976; Signature 9. Lessness, London: (1969); Collected Shorter Plays, London: 1984. The recipients noted on the title are the noted New York University Beckett scholar--and close friend of the author--Tom Bishop and his wife Helen.

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BECKETT, SAMUEL
Group of eight English or American editions of his works inscribed by Beckett.
London, Vancouver or New York: various publishers, 1970s-1980s, all inscribed by Beckett to Tom and Helen Bishop. Publisher's bindings (hardcover and wrappers). The largest 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches (24 x 16.5 cm); various paginations Some wear, a little soiling and creasing, generally sound.

An interesting cache of inscribed copies including Teleplays, Vancouver: [1988]; Ends and Odds, London: (1977); Collected Poems in English and French, London: (1977); Worstward Ho, London: (1983); Collected Shorter Prose 1945-1980, London: (1980); Ends and Odds, New York: 1976; Signature 9. Lessness, London: (1969); Collected Shorter Plays, London: 1984. The recipients noted on the title are the noted New York University Beckett scholar--and close friend of the author--Tom Bishop and his wife Helen.

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