Mister Roberts by Thomas HEGGEN 1946 hardcover edition in DJ 77208

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  • Sold Date: Apr 16, 2015
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Mister Roberts
by Thomas Heggen
In a hardcover edition in dust jacket

DESCRIPTION :
An early printing of Heggen's only novel, a comical but serious story of a dedicated US Navy Lieutenant during World War II who is liked by all on board his nondescript cargo ship except the captain. Later made into wonderful play and movie. With illustrations by Samuel Hanks Bryant.

In pale blue cloth-covered boards w/navy titling on cover & spine. Jacket with Bryant color naval-themed illustration, orig. $2.50 flap price.

With some cover fading and interior yellowing. Jacket with numerous tears and chafed areas; in removable archival mylar protector.
CONDITION :
Book: Very Good • Dust Jacket: Fair

CITY, PUBLISHER, YEAR :
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946
SIZE and PAGINATION :
8vo (8-9 in. tall) • 221 pages
Item No. 77208

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