New York: Simon & Schuster, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth spine over teal boards, in dark green dust jacket. Jacket edges lightly chipped and scuffed; boards bumped and scuffed with faint dampstaining to spine. INSCRIBED on ffep: "For Goddard and Brigitte Lieberson, / All good wishes, / 'Another damned book, eh, Mr. Gibbon?' - George III / Allan Seager". Pages lightly toned, otherwise clean and unmarked. Very good minus in very good jacket. very good - / very good. Item #22959
Eighteen collected short stories by Seager, once heralded as the successor to Hemingway and championed by James Dickey and Charles Baxter. Association copy inscribed to the president of Columbia Records and his wife Brigitte Lieberson, the dancer, choreographer and director known professionally as Vera Zorina. A scarce signature.