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CONGO by Michael Crichton - First Edition - 1980 - from Astro Trader Books (SKU: 1000-485)


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by Michael Crichton

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Near Fine/Very Good
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[MICHAEL CRICHTON]. CONGO. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine / Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Dust jacket Condition: Very Good. Price clipped with creases, a few soiling specks to covers and micro-chips to extremities typical of vintage dust jackets of this age, jacket in professional archival collector mylar sleeve. Cover art by Paul Bacon. The movie of the same name was based on this novel and released in 1995 by Paramount Pictures. Crichton was inspired to write this novel by H. Rider Haggard's 19th Century novel King Solomon's Mines. Modern first science fiction collectible. 348 pgs. 8vo.


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Astro Trader Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Michael Crichton
Paul Bacon
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
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First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Michael Crichton, Congo, H. Rider Haggard
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction; Fantasy; Cinema / Theatre Arts;

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About Astro Trader Books

Astro Trader Books was founded in 2010 selling camera manuals, then branched into antiquarian, modern firsts, science fiction, fantasy, horror genres and pulp fiction.


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First Edition
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price clipped
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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