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Adam, One Afternoon by  Italo Calvino - First UK Edition - 1957 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: biblio190)

Adam, One Afternoon

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Adam, One Afternoon

by Calvino, Italo

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About This Item

The First UK Printing published by Collins in 1957.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.A little dulling to the spine titling with a little nick to the top of the spine. Light toning to the text block otherwise in lovely condition being free from inscriptions,markings and erasures.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.A little edge wear at the spine ends with very minimal tape reinforcement to the verso at the spine tips.Light soiling to the rear cover.The Trevor Denning wrapper artwork looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.The author's scarce second title published in English.Rare to find in such condition. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

Details

Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio190
Title
Adam, One Afternoon
Author
Calvino, Italo
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Collins
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1957
Keywords
Calvino,Italian,Adam,Afternoon

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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About the Seller

Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Seller rating:
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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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spine
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