Devil Of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

Devil of a State is a 1961 novel by Anthony Burgess based on his experience living and working in Bandar Seri Begawan in the Southeast Asian sultanate of Brunei, on the island of Borneo, in 1958-59. It is the fourth of what have been classed as Burgess's "exotic novels", the others being Time for a Tiger, The Enemy in the Blanket and Beds in the East.

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Devil of a state: A novel (The Norton library)

by Anthony Burgess

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1975
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Good
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9780393007787
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Norton, 1975. Paperback. Good.
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Devil of a State

by Anthony Burgess

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The Plantagenet King
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1961
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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William Heinemann. First edition and first print published by Heinemann in 1961. This is a very good ++ copy. It has been signed by Anthony Burgess without dedication to the title page. The wrapper is very complete with no chips or tears. The spine has browned. It is not price clipped. The book in the original publisher's red cloth is… Read more
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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1961
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London: Heinemann, 1961. Uncorrected proof. Plain pale green wraps. [viii], 282 pp. About Very Good, wraps edge worn and slightly soiled, spine cocked, edges lightly foxed, tiny stain to margin of page 9. An advance copy of an early novel by the author of A Clockwork Orange.
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Devil of a State

by BURGESS, Anthony

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Rainford and Parris Books - PBFA
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1961
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VG/VG
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1st Edition
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£100.00

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Heinemann, 1961. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG/VG. First Edition, First Impression. 13x20.5cm red boards with gilt titles to the spine, publisher's blind stamped device to the lower board, 283pp. Publisher's original price clipped dust jacket. Signed on the front free endpaper by the author. The boards are in very good condition with firm, sharp and… Read more
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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The Old Mill Bookshop
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1961
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Cloth. Fine in slightly foxed unclipped fine dj
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First Edition
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London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition. 282 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth. Fine in slightly foxed unclipped fine dj. First Edition. 282 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Signed. Signed on title-page.
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA
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1961
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Very good
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First edition
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London: Heinemann, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. SIGNED. 282pp. Duodecimo [21 cm] Red cloth-effect paper over boards. The spine is slightly rolled, the top fore-edge corners of the covers are bumped, and there is a small gouge to the surface of the rear board. In a dust jacket, with darkening, and a handful of shallow open… Read more
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Devil of a State

by Anthony Burgess

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Rooke Books
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191
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Fine
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First edition
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London: Heinemann , 191. First edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8" by 5.5". None. A first edition of this work by noted author Anthony Burgess. The fourth work in Burgess's titled collection of 'Exotic Titles'. 'Devil of a State' is based upon Burgess's experiences living and working in Brunei. Owing to issues concerning libel, the work… Read more
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Used - Good
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9780434098019
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Heinemann. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB
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[1961]
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First edition
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London: Heinemann, [1961] First edition. Boards. Octavo. Minor creasing at top of spine. Otherwise fine in lightly soiled, very good or better jacket. Jacket has one small brown spot at top of front cover.
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Devil of a State

by BURGESS, ANTHONY

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London; Heinemann; 1961.. First Edition; Demy 8vo; pp. [vi], 282; original red cloth binding, title lettered in gilt on spine, dustjacket, with the original price of 16s net, insect damage to back edge of dustjacket otherwise a very good copy.
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Devil of a State

by Anthony Burgess

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The Penang Bookshelf
Published
1961
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Good
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First edition
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London: Heinemann, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good. Although Burgess had already established his literary credentials with the publication of the Malayan Trilogy, this book, written in 1958, was not published until three years later. One of the reasons was because the book, inspired by his experiences in Brunei, was potentially libellous. The book was therefore set in a… Read more
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DEVIL OF A STATE

by Burgess, Anthony

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Alphabet Bookshop (ABAC/ILAB
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1962
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First Edition
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New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 1962. 1st American edition. Fine in near fine dust jacket; small orange patch at the spine faded to yellow as usual otherwise about fine.. First Edition. Cloth.
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Devil of a State

by Anthony Burgess;

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1961
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition. Cloth . Very Good/Good. In mildly edgeworn jacket with dark stain at bottom corner of front flap. NOT price clipped. Darkening to spine. Red cloth with silver lettering. Clean text. Good+/Very good-- collector's copy.
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Montreal Books
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1961
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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London, Melbourne, Toronto: Heinemann, 1961. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. A beautiful copy with slightest of fading to very edge of crown and some mild tanning to jacket spine..
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Devil of a State

by Anthony Burgess

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Viewpoint Books
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1961
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Good
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First
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Anthony Burgess.- Devil of a state. First Edition 1961 . Dust spots on top of book. Light Foxing. small chip on edge of dust jacket. No markings in book. White and clean with light age tanning. Overall in good condition
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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MAB Books
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1962
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Good in Very Good dust jacket
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1st U.S. Ed
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New York: W. W. Norton. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. 1st U.S. Ed. Hardback. 282 pages, white jacket with color illustration of straw wicker chair and plant on front with black lettering on front and spine; Mylar/front jacket flap clipped at bottom .
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DEVIL OF A STATE

by Burgess, Anthony

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William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB
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1961
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London: Heinemann, 1961. Boards. First edition. Very good copy in dust jacket.
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DEVIL OF A STATE

by BURGESS, Anthony

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Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB
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1961
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First printing
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London: Heinemann, 1961. Octavo, 282 pp. Red boards. Small soft bump to lower outer corner of front cover, else fine, no owner names. In a fine dust jacket, flap price intact. A nice copy of this novel set in the imaginariy caliphate of Dunia in East Africa.. First printing. Hardcover.
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Jay W. Nelson, Bookseller
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1962
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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Norton, 1962. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition. Jacket slightly darkened..
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Devil of a State

by Anthony Burgess

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1975
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Good
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9780393007787
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Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W., 1975. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Devil of a state

by Anthony Burgess

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Tommygun books
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1961
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first
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DW. Slightly grubby, some chipping to the head of dw. Not price clipped. Slightly grubby front edge.
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Devil of a state

by Burgess, Anthony

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1961-01-01
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Heinemann, 1961-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 2.5381 cent in x 22.8426 cent in x 15.2284 cent in. William Heineman Ltd, 1961. First edition. Book Condition: Very good. Hardcover bound in cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Minor shelf wear. A very clean and bright copy. Text bright. Binding tight.\r\nDust Jacket condition: Good. Pictorial dust jacket. Light chipping and… Read more
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DEVIL OF A STATE

by Burgess, Anthony

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Published
1961
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Very Good+ Bright tight condition Very Good jacket in mylar
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1st edition
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LONDON: HEINEMANN. Very Good+ Bright tight condition Very Good jacket in mylar. 1961. 1st edition.
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devil of a state

by anthony burgess

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Thomas Savage, Bookseller
Published
1962
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Good
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norton, 1962. Hardcover. Good. Not Ex-Library Copy... Hardcover Edition issued With Dustjacket...Text Unmarked....Binding Is Solid...Not Ex-Library Copy..stated first edition, first printing..d.j. clipped
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Common Crow Books
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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First American edition
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New York: W. W. Norton and Co, 1962. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good-. 1962, First American edition. 282 pp. Hardcover, cloth-backed boards. Near Fine copy in a Good- dust jacket. Foxing to the upper text-block and endpapers; clean text; strong binding. Heavy foxing to the dust jacket; a few shallow tears near the spine ends and corners.… Read more
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DEVIL OF A STATE

by Burgess, Anthony

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
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First Edition Thus; First Printing
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Ballantine. Near Fine. 1968. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Mass Market. Near Fine unread mass market size paperback. Ballantine U5037 stated: First printing January 1968. 252 pages, unmarked ; UO15 SHLF; 252 pages .
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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Arundel Books of Seattle
Published
1961
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Nice, tight copy in price-clipped original dust jacket (ink name). [6], 234 pages.
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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1962
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1962. Light shelf and edge wear. Text fine. Expedited or International shipping may cost more.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Jacket.
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Devil of a State

by Burgess, Anthony

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World of Books Ltd
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Very Good
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9780091533816
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Paperback. Very Good.
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