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The Tiger, Life. by  Sarah Gainham - First Edition - 1983 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 126537)

The Tiger, Life.

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The Tiger, Life.

by Gainham, Sarah

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London: Methuen, 1983. First edition of Gainham's largely autobiographical final novel. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket photograph courtesy of Popperfoto. Author photograph by H. Redl. At once a love story, espionage story and, most importantly, a story of post-war psychosis, The Tiger, Life is a portrait of Berlin in 1950 that evolves and illumines the tensions of the Cold War.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
126537
Title
The Tiger, Life.
Author
Gainham, Sarah
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1983
Keywords
Sarah Gainham First Edition, The Tiger Life First Edition
Bookseller catalogs
Biography and Autobiography;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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octavo
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Cloth
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First Edition
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fine
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jacket
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