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The Last Continent: (Discworld Novel 22) (Signed) by  Terry Pratchett - Signed First Edition - 1998 - from Durdles Books (IOBA) and Biblio.co.uk

The Last Continent: (Discworld Novel 22) (Signed)

by Pratchett, Terry

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Doubleday, 1998. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition, first printing. A very good signed edition, clean and tight with a touch of lean, feels lightly read. Light toning to text block edges. Jacket is also very good with minor crimping to top edge, mild sunning to spine. Rubs to corners, and light creasing to lower edge of rear panel. Although looks nice in the archival cover on the shelf. Inscribed and dedicated by Pratchett with his usual panache to title page. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality addition to your collection. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A solid copy of this collectible signed first edition first printing book. To browse the rest of our extensive Terry Pratchett listings search using the keyword: durdprat


Something is amiss at Unseen Unversity, Ankh-Morpork's most prestigious (i.e., only) institution of higher learning. A professor is missing—but a search party is on the way! A bevy of senior wizards will follow the trail wherever it leads—even to the other side of Discworld, where the Last Continent, Fourecks, is under construction. Imagine a magical land where rain is but a myth and the ordinary is strange and the past and present run side by side. experience the terror as you encounter a Mad Dwarf, the Peach Butt, and the dreaded Meat Pie Floater.Feel the passion as the denizens of the Last Continent learn what happens when rain falls and the rivers fill with water (it spoils regattas, for one thing). Thrill to the promise of next year's regatta, in remote, rustic Didjabringabeeralong. It'll be asolutely gujeroo (no worries).




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On Jan 30 2017, Whiskey3 said:
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Clever and fun. The continuing high speed disaster that is Rincewind. The staff at UU serves as the counterpoint plot thread and are, as always, entertaining.

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