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Will Eisner's New York: Life in the Big City by  Neil (Introduction)  Will; Gaiman - First Edition - 2006 - from Knickerbocker Books and Biblio.com

Will Eisner's New York: Life in the Big City

by Eisner, Will; Gaiman, Neil (Introduction)

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


New York: W W Norton & Company, 2006. 2006 Stated First Edition and with full number printing line. FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages pristine. Hardcover, yellow boards with blue, gilt titled spine, is very slightly rubbed at bottom edges but otherwise fine. Unclipped jacket is clean and colorful. Binding and hinges tight and straight. Small crease near center top edge of front jacket panel, slight shelf rub to surface of rear panel, otherwise fine. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Collection of four classic Eisner works: New York: The Big City; The Building; City People Notebook; Invisible People. Introduction by Neil Gaiman. A beautifully printed and produced homage to the "grand old man of comics" and father of the graphic novel. 7-1/4 x 10-1/4"; xv + 423 pages. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
  • Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005472
  • Title: Will Eisner's New York: Life in the Big City
  • Author: Eisner, Will; Gaiman, Neil (Introduction)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 039306106X
  • ISBN 13: 9780393061062
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2006
  • LCCN: 2006046674
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art, Architecture & Archeology; New York; Humor;


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