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Motel of the Mysteries by  David Macaulay - Paperback - First Edition - 1979 - from Eric James (SKU: 042230)

Motel of the Mysteries

Motel of the Mysteries by  David Macaulay - Paperback - First Edition - 1979 - from Eric James (SKU: 042230)
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Motel of the Mysteries

by Macaulay, David

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  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
0395284252
ISBN 13
9780395284254
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Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. Oversized paperback, 96 pages including Macaulay's quirky black-and-white illustrations throughout; light rubbing to exterior, spine and back cover flat/uncreased, vertical crease down centre of front cover, very tiny ink name inside front cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Macaulay, David.

Synopsis

It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed facing an altar that appeared to be a means of communicating with the Gods and the other lying in a porcelain sarcophagus in the Inner Chamber, permitted him to piece together the whole fabric of that extraordinary civilization.

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Bookseller
Eric James CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
042230
Title
Motel of the Mysteries
Author
Macaulay, David
Illustrator
Macaulay, David
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0395284252
ISBN 13
9780395284254
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Place of Publication
Boston, MA, U.S.A.
Date published
1979
Keywords
BUILDING JUVENILE LITERATURE NONFICTION ARCHITECTURE ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION Education Satire Humor Humour Spoof
Bookseller catalogs
Juvenile Fiction; Juvenile Nonfiction; Children's Fiction;

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