THE CORDUROY PATCH.

By: Schaffer, Eddie.

Price: $20.00 USD

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Book Condition: Good+


200 pp, 8vo (8 1/8" H). B&w photographic frontispiece. Printed/typed presentation slip tipped-in at title page, stating: Present By / Mr. Eddie Schaffer (no signature). "(T)he product of a remarkable man, Eddie Schaffer, ex-Marine and currently one of the more popular bus drivers in the city of St. Louis. Here is a volume of amusing, significant and vivid poems on a wide range of challenging subjects: the mixed pleasures and duties of parenthood; the magnified emotions and adventures of children; the bittersweet experiences of adolescence; the personal adventures of a big-city bus driver; the confused excitement and swift tragedy of war as seen throught a Marine's battle-weary eyes." Light wear - mainly at the corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling/browning on top of textblock, 2" bump/wrinkle at fore-edge of pages 101 to 122, small book store label and a stamped number 251 on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has chips, edge wear, a few tiny/small holes, soiling, rubbing, old tape repairs, and light foxing.

Title: THE CORDUROY PATCH.

Author Name: Schaffer, Eddie.

Categories: American History & Travel, Poetry, Military - Poetry & Plays,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1955

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: Poor

Inscription: Typed Presentation Slip.

Seller ID: 12833

Keywords: St. Louis, Bus drivers, U.S. Marines, American poets, World War II, Missouri, Eddie Schaffer, Personal Reminiscences, Family Life, Parenthood, Children, Adolescence, Mid 20th Century America.,