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The Confessions of Nat Turner. by  William STYRON - First Edition - 1967 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 84806)

The Confessions of Nat Turner.

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The Confessions of Nat Turner.

by STYRON, William

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New York: Random House,, 1967. INSCRIBED TO LEONARD BERNSTEIN Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in gilt, silver, and orange, brown endpapers, top edge dyed red. With dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with minor fading of the spine panel and a few tiny nicks. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Lennie with best wishes and memories of Lower Sixth Avenue. Bill Styron. New York, December 1967". The recipient was his close friend, composer Leonard Bernstein.

Synopsis

The Confessions of Nat Turner is the title of two books: The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrections in Southampton, Va. , an 1831 book written after Nat Turner's trial by his lawyer, Thomas Ruffin Gray The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967), a 1967 novel by William Styron

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
84806
Title
The Confessions of Nat Turner.
Author
STYRON, William
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Random House,
Date published
1967

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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