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Galatea  - 1st Edition/1st Printing by  Philip Pullman - Signed First Edition - 1978 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. and Biblio.com

Galatea - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Pullman, Philip

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


London: Victor Gollancz Ltd.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0575024984 . A beautiful first printing of this true first edition copy in Fine condition in alike dust jacket. Little bumping of corners and spine with minute staining on top page edges. Inside clean and tight. SIGNED by AUTHOR Philip Pullman directly on the title page; "Everything is what it seems." So begins Pullman's extraordinary second novel, the story of Martin Browning who loves his wife and who goes to look for her when she disappears. What he cannot know, however, is that his search for the elulsive Catherine will lead him to Valencia and ultimately to South America and that he will find himself in the company of people of all sorts -- both real and unreal. "For Galatea is a romance, to be read in any way that strikes the reader as appropriate -- but always with great enjoyment." (From the cover) .




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