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The Fifth Child by  Doris Lessing - First Edition - 1988-03-12 - from Third Person Books (SKU: B9TFC)

The Fifth Child

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The Fifth Child

by Lessing, Doris

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good Minus/Very Good
ISBN 10
0394571053
ISBN 13
9780394571058
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1988-03-12. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Minus/Very Good. Very good minus first edition in very good price unclipped dust jacket ($16.95). Binding is tight. Bottom right corner on rear board has a significant bump. Jacket is nice with some shelfwear. Will ship (and look great) in an archival quality clear Brodart cover.

Synopsis

Doris Lessing was born of British parents in Persia, in 1919, and moved with her family to Southern Rhodesia when she was five years old. She went to England in 1949 and has lived there ever since. She is the author of more than thirty books—novels, stories, reportage, poems, and plays. In 2007, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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book dealer
Third Person Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
B9TFC
Title
The Fifth Child
Author
Lessing, Doris
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good Minus
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394571053
ISBN 13
9780394571058
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1988-03-12
X weight
34 lbs

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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
Brodart
Generally used to refer to a clear plastic cover that is sometimes added to the dustjacket or outside covering of a book. The... [more]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

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