Iberia - Spanish Travels and Reflections


Verlag: New York Random House 1968, 1968
Verkäufer James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, USA)

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First Edition, First Printing. Signed and inscribed by James A. Michener and photographer Robert Vavra to the great American film director Budd Boetticher and his wife. Inscribed by Michener on the first blank: "San Diego Country Estates - 16 February 76 - To Budd & Mary Boetticher, with whom I spent a delightful visit - the horses, the dogs, the Steve Reeves - not necessarily in that order! Salud, James A. Michener". Actor Steve Reeves, (who was famous for playing Hercules) was their neighbor and like the Boettichers raised horses. Then on the half-title page, this inscription by photographer Robert Vavra: "For Budd and Mary - with the hope that it won't be too long before we're in Iberia together. Thanks for the nice weekend. Un abrazo, Robert Vavra 1976"Accompanied by a handwritten letter from Mrs. Budd Boetticher providing provenance. Also included are three photos of the visit mentioned in the inscriptions. One is of the Boettichers with Michener and Vavra, the other is of Budd Boetticher speaking with Michener. The third photo is an 8x10 showing Budd Boetticher on horseback performing his show in an arena while Michener watches. The last item included with this lot is the February 19, 1976 edition of the San Diego Country Estates News with a cover story on the visit with the photo caption: "World-famous author James Michener.was at Country Estates last Sunday and Monday and while there, saw a performance of the Andalusian horses. He is starting a book on horses and is gathering background information." The book is in condition in a very good dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 14479J

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Titel: Iberia - Spanish Travels and Reflections

Verlag: New York Random House 1968

Erscheinungsdatum: 1968

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Auflage: 1st Edition


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