* LE GUIN, URSULA K.
A wizard of Earthsea. Berkeley, CA: Parnassus Press, 1968. Library edition, with bibliographical ephemera included.
Decorative cloth boards, corresponding to Currey's description of the Library Edition binding (no priority). With the vertical smudge to the title page, in accordance with Currey's description of the first printing of 6800 copies. The jacket includes the "Library Edition $3.50" in the lower corner, but is clipped at the upper-right of the front flap. With short tear to bottom of front panel and mild sunning; otherwise bright and crisp.
Accompanied by authentification letter from pioneering bibliographer L. W. Currey, along with a photocopy of a letter from Parnassus Press confirming first printing points.
Estimate $ 1,200-1,500
Property from the Collection of Ronald Kuntz, Sugar Grove, Illinois