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VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade. New York: A Seymour Lawrence Book / Delacorte Press, 1969. 

8vo. Original turquoise cloth stamped in gilt, black and red (touch of fading to extreme spine ends); dust jacket (front flap with slightly toned strip along fore-edge, otherwise very fine). 
 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING of Vonnegut's scathing anti-war classic, based on his own experiences as a POW who survived the Allied bombing of Dresden in 1945. In First State dust jacket with priced $5.95, with the correct code of 0369 at foot of the rear flap. 

  • Estimate$800 - $1,200

Sold for $1,125

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