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THE DAINTY MONSTERS by  Michael Ondaatje - First Edition - 1967 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 4911)

THE DAINTY MONSTERS

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THE DAINTY MONSTERS

by Ondaatje, Michael

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Toronto: Coach House Press, 1967. First Edition. First Printing, one of 500 numbered copies, this being copy no.137. Octavo (22.75cm); dark brown paper-covered boards; dustjacket; [10],11-77,[3]pp. Slight lean, decorative bookplate to front endpaper, with some faint dust-soil to text edges; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), lightly edgeworn, with some very faint spotting on verso; Very Good+. The Booker Prize-winning author's first book and first collection of poems.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
4911
Title
THE DAINTY MONSTERS
Author
Ondaatje, Michael
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Coach House Press
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1967

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About Captain Ahab's Rare Books

Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
bookplate
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First Edition
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good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.

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