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Andersonville by  MacKinlay KANTOR - Hardcover - 1976 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 78137)

Andersonville

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Andersonville

by KANTOR, MacKinlay

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  • hardcover
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. Leather. A deluxe reprint edition of author's epic 1955 novel set in a Confederate prisoner of war camp during the American Civil War and based in part on true stories. This work was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956 and features illustrations by Joseph Smith. --- In rich full black bonded leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; five raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. With orange silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- With bumped cover corners and light scratching to gilt textblock edges; else a clean, bright copy with no additional apparent damages. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 897 pages .

Synopsis

"The greatest of our Civil War novels."— The New York Times . The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War.

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
78137
Title
Andersonville
Author
KANTOR, MacKinlay
Format/binding
Leather
Book condition
Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania
Date Published
1976
Bookseller catalogs
>>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize;

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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spine
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]
gilt
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]
jacket
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edges
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fine
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reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
raised band(s)
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