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A Fine and Private Place

by Callaghan, Morley

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
very good
ISBN 10
0770512771
ISBN 13
9780770512774
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Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1975. Hardcover. very good. 1st edition. 213pp. Octavo. Original green cloth with gilt lettering on spine in dust jacket. White spine, with green/turquoise lettering, with minor chips to edges. very good An elderly Toronto writer comes into contact with a brilliant graduate student, who scrapes out a living by driving a taxi, and a rich and beautiful TV researcher. 1975

Synopsis

A Fine and Private Place is a fantasy novel written by Peter S. Beagle, the first of his major fantasies. It was first published in hardcover by Viking Press on May 23, 1960, followed by a trade paperback from Delta the same year, and a regular paperback in the United Kingdom from Corgi in 1963. The first U.S. paperback publication was by Ballantine Books in 1969. The Ballantine edition was reprinted numerous times through 1988.

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Bookseller
Aquila Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
122897
Title
A Fine and Private Place
Author
Callaghan, Morley
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - very good
Quantity available
3
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0770512771
ISBN 13
9780770512774
Publisher
MacMillan of Canada
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date published
1975
Keywords
Canadian Fiction|Canadian Literature|Canadian Lit.

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
octavo
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Cloth
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