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DRACULA . by  Bram.: STOKER - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 32388)

DRACULA .

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DRACULA .

by STOKER, Bram.:

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London, Archibald Constable and Company, 1901.. FIRST ABRIDGED EDITION 1901, abridged from 162,000 to 137,000 words (15%) by Stoker upon Constable's request for a cheaper, more easily readable text, issued 4 years after the first edition of 1897. 8vo, approximately 210 x 140 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, printed in double column, pages: [11], 12-138, includes half-title, LACKS ADVERTS AT REAR which are numbered 139-144, LACKS ORIGINAL WRAPPERS, A GOOD FACSIMILE OF ORIGINAL UPPER WRAPPER TIPPED IN ON FIRST FREE ENDPAPER, bound in full damask effect cloth of the time, gilt title to spine, pale brown endpapers. Covers slightly rubbed and with a few small marks, 3 pages have tiny nick to margins, nowhere near text, pale age-browning throughout and occasional pale stain, otherwise a very good copy, especially as it was issued on fragile poor quailty paper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

Synopsis

Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters.

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On Nov 8 2016, a reader said:
This is a great addition to any collector of Dracula books such as myself...the price is great as well, for what you are getting;;;
On Dec 22 2011, ted2000 said:
I just received the book which was in good condition as advertised. I have not read it yet but I am satisfied with the purchase.
On Mar 16 2010, zetazetabooks said:
Dracula is a classic. One of the best books ever written.

Details

Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
32388
Title
DRACULA .
Author
STOKER, Bram.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Archibald Constable and Company, 1901.
Keywords
horror novels gothic novels victorian fiction horror stories vampires

Terms of Sale

Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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First Edition
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