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Devil of a State by  Anthony Burgess - First Edition - 1961 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140941108)

Devil of a State

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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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About This Item

London: Heinemann, 1961. Uncorrected proof. Plain pale green wraps. [viii], 282 pp. About Very Good, wraps edge worn and slightly soiled, spine cocked, edges lightly foxed, tiny stain to margin of page 9. An advance copy of an early novel by the author of A Clockwork Orange.

Synopsis

Devil of a State is a 1961 novel by Anthony Burgess based on his experience living and working in Bandar Seri Begawan in the Southeast Asian sultanate of Brunei, on the island of Borneo, in 1958-59. It is the fourth of what have been classed as Burgess's "exotic novels", the others being Time for a Tiger, The Enemy in the Blanket and Beds in the East.

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Seller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Seller Inventory #
140941108
Title
Devil of a State
Author
Burgess, Anthony
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Heinemann
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1961
Keywords
uncorrected proof, advance copy, first edition, British, English, authors, fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
uncorrected proof
An uncorrected proof is a printed copy of a book that needs to be reviewed for errors and corrections.  They are released...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]

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