JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL - RICHARD BACH - 1st Ed, 1970 SIGNED WITH DRAWING
Title:JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL
Author: Richard Bach
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Co.
City: New York Year: 1970 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Illustrated: Photographs by Russell Munson
Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1970 of Richard Bach's landmark JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL. Signed with drawing by Bach: "with thanks for your kindness to us!" Also signed by Bach's wife (at the time), actress and activist Leslie Parrish. The dedication was to a famous chef in Atlanta (this was his book). The work is a fable in novella form about a seagull learning about life and flight, and a homily about self-perfection. First published in 1970 as "Jonathan Livingston Seagull — A Story", it became a favorite throughout the United States. By the end of 1972, over a million copies were in print, Reader's Digest had published a condensed version, and the book reached the top of the New York Times Best Seller list where it remained for 38 weeks. In very good condition: minor shelfwear and lightening to boards, mainly at extremities; tight binding; water warping to endpaper and last 2 pages; text is clean and unmarked. The unclipped dust jacket has minor wear, mainly at corners and edges.