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Pyramids by  Terry PRATCHETT - Signed First Edition - 1989 - from Michal Sawka Rare & Collectable and Biblio.co.uk

Pyramids

by PRATCHETT, Terry

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Victor Gollancz, 1989. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Octavo. "First published" on copyright page. Black boards, gilt title to the spine. Dust jacket with price £11.95 net, in vg condition only little tear at spine top. Brown spotting to bottom edge of the book block, minor mottling to front edge. Signed and inscribed by author on the title page (rare full signature, not just initiates)..

It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. After all, he's been trained at Ankh-Morpork's famed assassins' school, across the sea from the Kingdom of the Sun.First, there's the monumental task of building a suitable resting place for Dad -- a pyramid to end all pyramids. Then there are the myriad administrative duties, such as dealing with mad priests, sacred crocodiles, and marching mummies. And to top it all off, the adolescent pharaoh discovers deceit, betrayal -- not to mention aheadstrong handmaiden -- at the heart of his realm.


  • Bookseller: Michal Sawka Rare & Collectable GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000937
  • Title: Pyramids
  • Author: PRATCHETT, Terry
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1989


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