1982 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KURT VONNEGUT Festschrift GIFT for HIS 60TH BIRTHDAY First Edition Limited to only 500 Copies
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KURT VONNEGUT. A FESTSCHRIFT for Kurt Vonnegut on His SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY. Compiled and Edited by Jill Krementz (Vonnegut's second wife).
LIMITED, NUMBERED, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hand numbered on the half-title page, this being copy #336 of only 500 copies. This limited first printing was published for family, friends and colleagues and never offered for sale to the public by the publisher. SCARCE.
Published by Delacorte Press, New York, 1982. First Printing, as stated on the copyright page.
Hardcover Book in Slipcase, red cloth covered boards, spine titled in gilt, all edges gilt, 5.5x8.5 inches, ix, 165,  pages, matching slipcase.
A book of memories, tributes and happy birthday wishes in honor of Kurt Vonnegut as he turns 60. Contributions from a diverse group of authors, celebrities, friends, and family, all about Vonnegut. Contributors include John Updike, Gail Godwin, John Irving, Garry Trudeau, Marsha Mason, Norman Mailer, E. L. Doctorow, Milos Forman, Shana Alexander, Truman Capote, members of Vonnegut's family, his housekeeper, and yes, even his dog Pumpkin (whose words were transcribed by Genevieve Young).
Condition: FINE book in a VERY GOOD slipcase that shows some light rubbing and wear.
Get ready fans, Vonnegut, b.1922 d.2007,
will be celebrating his 100th birthday soon!