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BIKER  [SIGNED] by  Jon Hardy - Signed First Edition - 1985 - from Antiquarian Book Shop (SKU: 41191)

BIKER [SIGNED]

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BIKER [SIGNED]

by Hardy, Jon

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0192714732
ISBN 13
9780192714732
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About This Item

Oxford and London: Oxford University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Autograph; 123 pages; Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in silver. Fine, in fine pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. OCLC: 12480391 First edition of the author's first book - a novel in five interwoven episodes of motorcycle dispatch riders in London. The narrator is not named but known only by his dispatch call sign: "41." Brief presentation inscription signed by the author on the front free endpaper. There were subsequent reprints from the US branch of the OUP and by Puffin Books, but this is the real UK first, inscribed and fine. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. .

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Bookseller
Antiquarian Book Shop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
41191
Title
BIKER [SIGNED]
Author
Hardy, Jon
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0192714732
ISBN 13
9780192714732
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
Oxford and London
Date published
1985
Keywords
Motorcycles, Motorcycle Dispatch Riders, London bikers
Bookseller catalogs
Modern First Editions;
Size
8vo.

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About Antiquarian Book Shop

At The Antiquarian Book Shop, located in Georgetown - an historic neighborhood of Washington, D.C. we have been buying, selling & appraising rare, interesting and scholarly books in Georgetown for more than 30 years. Over those many years we have taken great pleasure from satisfying our customers' eclectic literary requirements in the shop and hope to continue in that tradition now that we have moved our operation on-line.Currently, our catalogued inventory includes about 4,000 books from the sixteenth century through the twentieth century in a variety of subject areas. Our stock comprises antiquarian books, collectible books and scholarly books, as well as a selection of antique prints and ephemera.The books listed here represent only a small portion of our total inventory. We are in the process of cataloguing the extensive holdings in our warehouse (15,000+ books) and hope to flesh out these pages over the months to come. Our new format allows us to expand & update our listings frequently. We have included images of many items listed to better convey their quality and condition.

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