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A Biography Samuel Beckett

by Deirdre Bair

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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About This Item

London: Jonathan Cape, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good. pp736 A comprehensive and well illustrated biography of Irish novelist, playwright and poet, Samuel Beckett. A very good first edition in a binding of black cloth with gilt spine lettering over grey marbled boards, faded to the top edge and text block browned but crisp. In a striking photographic dust jacket, creased and nicked to the edges with short closed tears. Very Good 1978

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Bookseller
Modern First Editions Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
6790
Title
A Biography Samuel Beckett
Author
Deirdre Bair
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1978

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
spine
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jacket
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Marbled boards
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First Edition
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text block
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edges
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