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Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (SIGNED FIRST EDITION) by  Northrop Frye - Signed First Edition - 1947 - from Nighttown Books (SKU: 30338)

Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

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Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

by Frye, Northrop

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0802089836
ISBN 13
9780802089830
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Princeton University Press, 1947 Hardcover 1st Printing in $5.00-priced dust jacket SIGNED by Northrop Frye to verso of front endpaper, dated in month & year of publication and inscribed to John Vickery, a student of Frye's at Victoria College in the 1940s and later the Chairman of the Literature Dept at UC Riverside for many years, the gilt and navy-stamped green cloth boards show light egde wear & darkening to spine & foredge text block, jacket lightly rubbed & soiled with slight edge-creased wear & chipping to spine ends, Vickery's name & college to front endpaper, no other markings, a clean tight excellent signed copy of Frye's first book, quite scarce in first printing & dust jacket and rarely found signed, a unique association copy from arguably the 20th century's most influential literary critic (dj in mylar protector); 8vo; (xiv) 462pp indexed & illus. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Bookseller
Nighttown Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
30338
Title
Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)
Author
Frye, Northrop
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0802089836
ISBN 13
9780802089830
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Place of Publication
Toronto, On
Date published
1947
Keywords
Frye, Northrop Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
Association copy
An association copy is a copy of a book which has been signed and inscribed by the author for a personal friend,...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
Cloth
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spine
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jacket
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text block
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
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inscribed
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.

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