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The Assistant by  Bernard MALAMUD - First Edition - 1957 - from abookshop and

The Assistant

by MALAMUD, Bernard

Condition: Very Near Fine/VG++ Price-Clipped

NY: Farrar Straus and Cudahy, 1957. Dustwrapper is bright but shows a bit of light scuffing to top spine end and one closed tear. The first state dustwrapper with reviews of "The Natural" on the back panel. Front endpaper professionally restored. Overall, a tight clean copy of the first edition of Malamud's second book in an above-average dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Near Fine/VG++ Price-Clipped.
  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002156
  • Title: The Assistant
  • Author: MALAMUD, Bernard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: VG++ Price-Clipped
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Farrar Straus and Cudahy
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1957
  • Bookseller catalogs: Catalog; ABAA; NYSHOW2009; Addbooks05;


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