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Giant

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


New York: Doubleday, 1952. The basis for the Elizabeth Tayler, Rock Hudson and James Dean film. An attractive copy: the jacket is price clipped but uncommonly bright and clean, and is free of tears and chips. The book is fine, unmarked and tight. Protected by a Mylar jacket cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo.
  • Bookseller: Bibliodisia Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1225583
  • Title: Giant
  • Author: Ferber, Edna
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1952
  • Size: Octavo


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