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79 Park Avenue by Harold Robbins - First edition stated, First printing thus - 1955 - from Hatfield Books and Memorabilia (SKU: 196)

79 Park Avenue

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79 Park Avenue

by Harold Robbins

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  • first
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. FIRST EDITION STATED, FIRST PRINTING THUS. ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents a FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING of the sensational early Harold Robbins novel 79 PARK AVENUE, Harold Robbins is one of the best-selling American fiction writers of all time, ranking 5th on the Worlds Best-Selling Fiction Author List just behind William Shakespeare and Agatha Christie. Several of his novels became Hollywood movies, and 79 PARK AVENUE became a TV mini-series in 1977. 5 5/8" x 8 1/2",275 page hard cover with the ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. Overall condition of the book is VERY GOOD PLUS. Pages (top edges are tinted black) = Very Good Plus: bight marks taken from the top corner of first half of pages, glue processing stains to front reverse cover and first fep, penciled former pricing on first fep, else tight, white, clear, sharp with no additional marks. Cover (bright red quarter bound cloth over blue boards with Borzoi books emblem drop stamped front, particulars and elaborate design in gold gilt on spine) = Very Good Plus: bite taken from upper front corner, heavy rubbing to upper back corner, light sunning to top edges, else very tight, square, colorful, stand-out gilt, attractive, square. ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET ( blue speckled design paper with large oval frame front in which particulars are in white and blue on pink, spine particulars are white and blue on pink background) = Good minus: chipping to top and bottom edges, one inch tears to top and bottom of spine, 1 1/2" tear to bottom of front fold, rear fold nearly separated from back, color sunned out on spine, else whole, colorful, and clear. Noted book appraiser JAMES BEATTIE has assigned a value of $185.00 to this copy.


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Hatfield Books and Memorabilia US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
79 Park Avenue
Harold Robbins
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
First edition stated, First printing thus
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Classics;

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Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]

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