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3 by Irving: Setting Free the Bears; The Water-Method Man; The 158-Pound Marriage [Review Copy]

3 by Irving: Setting Free the Bears; The Water-Method Man; The 158-Pound Marriage [Review Copy]

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3 by Irving: Setting Free the Bears; The Water-Method Man; The 158-Pound Marriage [Review Copy]

by IRVING, John

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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1980. First Edition. First Printing, a review copy, with publisher's slip, promotional photograph of Irving, and two pages of publicity material laid in. Octavo (24cm); black cloth and paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; xvi, 718pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $15.95), with mild shelfwear and a short tear to lower front flap fold. Volume collecting Irving's first three novels, uncommon as an advance.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
23560
Title
3 by Irving: Setting Free the Bears; The Water-Method Man; The 158-Pound Marriage [Review Copy]
Author
IRVING, John
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1980
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Modern Fiction;

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