Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This is vintage Vonnegut: short stories never-before collected or published in book form. They are from the era of the Golden Age of magazines: a pre-television time when publications such as The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Argosy, and others reigned supreme as Americans' entertainment choice.
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First Edition. Fine copy in fine unclipped dustwrapper. The author's uncollected short fiction. Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller 1.
Published by Putnam About this Item: Putnam, Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. A near fine copy, beautifully signed on the title page by Vonnegut. Signed by Author s. More information about this seller Contact this seller 2. Putnam's Sons Putnam's Sons, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine.
Bookplate signed by Kurt Vonnegut on the half-title page! Hardback book with dust jacket. The jacket is NOT price-clipped and has a tiny tear and a couple of light folds. It looks lovely under the fresh mylar cover I've added. The book is sturdy, crisp and clean. The previous owner has written a very, very, very long gift inscription from mom inside the front cover.
Seller Inventory x-B More information about this seller Contact this seller 3. Published by Easton Press About this Item: Easton Press, Condition: As New.
More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. Published by Putnam G. Putnam's Sons , New York About this Item: Putnam G. Putnam's Sons , New York, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First US edition, first printing. A fine book in fine dustjacket, both 'as new.
Signed by the author on the full title page signature only. A ticket to the signing event in very shortly after the book was published is laid in. More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Putnam's Sons, New York Putnam's Sons, New York, Shelved Dupont Bookstore. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Published by Putnam, U. About this Item: Putnam, U.
A fine copy in a fine and unclipped dustjacket. This copy is signed by Vonnegut on the front free endpaper with "Peace and Joy My Friend" along with an unusual doodle on the half title page. Full numberline on the copyright page. Tight and clean copy in mint condition. The dustjacket is complete, unclipped and fine. Signed personalized copies of Vonnegut titles are quite scarce--and his popularity has grown immensely since the publication of his books--he was an amazing artist and doodler as well as author--and his art and lithographs are highly prized by collectors.
Free shipping within the USA. Seller Inventory cfe More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. Jacket Design and Illustration by Paul Bacon illustrator. A fine, unread book in a fine dustjacket, both flawless 'as new'. Boldly signed by the author on the full title page beneath his printed name.
A copy of the ticket to the signing event very shortly after the book was published is laid in. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. In addition, there is a second signature--bolder--on the half-title page.
Signed personalized copies of Vonnegut titles are quite scarce--and his popularity has grown immensely since the publication of his books--he was an amazing artist and doodler as well as beloved author--and his art and lithographs are also highly prized by collectors. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Condition: Near Fine. First edition 1st printing, Subtitled Uncollected Short Fiction.
Near Fine unread book with crimping at the spine ends, in a Near Fine jacket with touch of soiling on spine and very slight edge wear. A very nice copy that has been signed by Vonnegut on the front end page flyleaf. Copies of this title signed directly by Vonnegut appear to be much more scarce than are the publisher s limited or the Easton Press limited edition.
Seller Inventory ABE More information about this seller Contact this seller From: veryfinebooks Newburyport, MA, U. Condition: New. Photos of actual book you will receive. Very Fine. Sealed and brand new without any flaws. The gilded page edges are perfect and the corners are sharp. Full genuine leather. No dust-jacket as issued. Personally signed by the author directly onto a special limitation page.
One of only 1, signed and numbered copies. About the book. From the acclaimed author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions comes a compilation of twenty-three never-before-collected short stories. These vignettes of American life draw on Kurt Vonnegut's World War 2 experiences and the resolute optimism of the country after the war. Together, they present a poignant and humorous portrayal of an America peopled with overzealous high school band directors and their students, rebellious housewives, and boasting salesmen, soldiers misplaced during the war and people lost in their own gadget-filled homes.
In an era before television, Kurt Vonnegut found a ready and willing audience in the readers of such magazines as Collier's, The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Argosy, and Redbook. These rare, rediscovered tales gives us a glimpse into a more innocent America and into the developing genius of one of the greatest writers of our time Praise for Bagombo Snuff Box These tales are worth reading; with the other early stories in Welcome to the Monkey House, they provide fans with the complete test-tube Vonnegut.
Entertainment Weekly The stories. Some have trick endings the early Vonnegut, he tells us, was an admirer of O. Most have morals.
And the characters know what the morals are; the willingness of even the pretentious and deluded among them to learn from their comeuppances reflects a kind of optimism we dont' expect from the author of Slaughterhouse-Five and Cat's Cradle. Los Angeles Times An on-target, satisfying collection of quirky plot lines and rapidly developed characters who usually manage to rise above their ordinary stations and predicaments.
Chicago Tribune From the Back Cover From the acclaimed author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, Breakfast of Champions, and Timequake comes this new compilation of short fiction, twenty-three previously uncollected stories. These vignettes of American life draw on Kurt Vonnegut's World War Two experiences and the resolute optimism of the country after the war.
Together, they present a poignant and humorous portrayal of an America peopled with overzealous high school band directors and their students "Ambitious Sophomore" , rebellious housewives "Custom-Made Bride" and boasting salesmen "Bagombo Snuff Box" , soldiers misplaced during the war "Der Arme Dolmetscher" and people lost in their own gadget-filled homes "The Package".
Bagombo Snuff Box
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Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction
Bagombo Snuff Box is a collection of 23 short stories written by Kurt Vonnegut. The stories were originally published in US periodicals between and , and consisted of virtually all of Vonnegut's previously published short fiction of the s and 60s that had not been collected in 's Welcome To The Monkey House. This collection was published in by G. Putnam's Sons. The final work in the collection, "Coda to My Career as a Writer for Periodicals", is an essay in which Vonnegut reflects on the writing of the stories in this collection, and the person he was at the time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Bagombo Snuff Box Signed by Vonnegut Kurt
New York, A young PR man working at General Electric sold his first magazine piece. By the time he'd sold his third, he decided to quit his job and join the likes of Salinger, Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Faulkner, and make a living as a full-time writer. That young man was Kurt Vonnegut. Here we see the mind-bending wit and central themes of his masterpiece, Slaughterhouse-Five.