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The Water House by Antonio Olinto - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1970 - from Rooke Books (SKU: 668P22)

The Water House

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The Water House

by Antonio Olinto

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  • paperback
  • Signed
  • First
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London: Rex Collings, 1970. First edition. Paperback. Good. 8.5" by 5.5". None. A signed first edition of Antonio Olinto's fascinating novel exploring the relations between Brazil and Africa, 'The Water House'. The first edition of this work. Signed by the author to the half-title, 'For Josephine, in friendship, Antonio Olinto, London - March 91'. Translated by Dorothy Heapy. 'The Water House' is a novel about a family who's matriarch has decided to relocate them to Nigeria, exploring the connections between Brazil and Africa. Written by Antonio Olinto, a Brazilian author and essayist. In the original publisher's paper wraps. Externally, generally smart. Light discolouration and rubbing to the wraps and spine. Small amount of lifting to the head of the spine. Bump to the fore edge. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Author's signature to the half-title. Good


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Rooke Books GB (GB)
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The Water House
Antonio Olinto
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Used - Good
First edition
Rex Collings
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Date Published
the water house antonio olinto signed brazil antonio olinto
8.5\" by 5.5\"

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First Edition
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