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THE FIFTH CHILD by  Doris Lessing - Signed First Edition - 1988 - from Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA (SKU: 6145)

THE FIFTH CHILD

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THE FIFTH CHILD

by Lessing, Doris

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0394571053
ISBN 13
9780394571058
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About This Item

NY: Knopf, 1988. First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Lessing on the title page. Beginning foxing on foreedge and topedge; dustjacket with interior edge toning (not apparent on the outside) and minimal rubbing on rear panel. Tight copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Lessing's ninth novel; her seventh without a pseudonym.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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
Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
6145
Title
THE FIFTH CHILD
Author
Lessing, Doris
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394571053
ISBN 13
9780394571058
Publisher
Knopf
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1988
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA

Revere Books has offered collector-condition first editions primarily of 20th century American and British fiction and poetry since 1991. Signed copies are a specialty. Member, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) & the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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