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Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922 by  Michael Crichton - 1st Edition - 1976 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 005032)

Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922

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Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922

by Crichton, Michael

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ISBN 10
0394494008
ISBN 13
9780394494005
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976 First printing of the stated first edition. Publisher's original binding and dust jacket, red top-edge. Light shelf wear to board edge, else book in fine condition; dust jacket with a short, closed tear/crease near bottom front fold, a tiny chip to crown of spine, light wear to spine ends, some toning to flaps and back cover margins, and a diagonal crease to upper corner of front flap.

Synopsis

Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922 (later republished as The 13th Warrior to correspond with the film adaption of the novel) is a 1976 novel by Michael Crichton. The story is about a 10th-century Muslim who travels with a group of Vikings to their settlement. Crichton explains in an appendix that the book was based on two sources.

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bookseller
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
005032
Title
Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922
Author
Crichton, Michael
Illustrator
Martha Kaplan (Author's Photograph); Paul Bacon
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394494008
ISBN 13
9780394494005
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1976
Keywords
FICTION, MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, SCIENCE FICTION.

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