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BY THE NORTH GATE - SIGNED by  Joyce Carol Oates - First Edition - 1963 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 1258)

BY THE NORTH GATE - SIGNED

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BY THE NORTH GATE - SIGNED

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1963. First Edition. The National Book Award-winning author's first book, and first collection of short fiction. First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); brown textured cloth, with titles stamped in orange and white on spine, and tree design stamped in blind on front panel; orange topstain; dustjacket; 253pp. Signed by the author in a tiny, elegant hand on the title page. A Fine copy in a jacket that's very nearly so; bright, unclipped, with some trivial rubbing to corner tips and front flap fold, and some barely perceptible fading to spine panel.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1258
Title
BY THE NORTH GATE - SIGNED
Author
Oates, Joyce Carol
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Vanguard Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1963
Keywords
NOAMZ

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Captain Ahab's Rare Books

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About Captain Ahab's Rare Books

Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
octavo
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First Edition
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spine
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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]
Cloth
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jacket
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