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Titel: The Sheltering Sky (With Scarce Book Of The ...
Verlag: John Lehmann
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good
Auflage: 1st Edition
The First UK printing published by John Lehmann in 1949.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD ++ condition.It is bright,tight and free from inscriptions.The boards are clean and the corners are a little bumped.The spine ends are bruised and show fading.The spine is lightly discoloured.Light fading to cover edges.The text block is clean and the pages are remarkably free from foxing which is usually encountered due to the paper stock used. The closed page edges are dulled and slightly dusty. There are no loose pages. Unobtrusive Harrods Library blind stamp to lower rear pastedown.The WRAPPER is complete and in VERY GOOD ++ or better condition.A little edge wear and rubbing to spine tips and lower front spine fold.A little tanning to the spine colouring.The scarce Evening Standard Book Of The Month WRAPAROUND BAND is present but is divided at the spine into two sections.The spine panel is a little rubbed and soiled.The Fred Uhlman designed wrapper artwork and the band look very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.William Burroughs called it an almost perfect novel with only 4000 copies of the British edition being printed. Filmed successfully by Bernardo Bertolucci 41 years after publication.Scarce in collectible edition especially with the promotional band. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-12101716973
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