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Giant

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good


Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Black cloth; dust jacket; 8vo; pp. 447. Head of spine bumped; one tiny worm hole at bottom edge of text block. Dust jacket a bit scuffed along the edges and spine (affecting the title lettering); spine tips and corners chipped; VG in mylar, not price-clipped. A sweeping novel of Texas. It was released in 1956 as a film starring Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Rock Hudson, and Dennis Hopper.


  • Bookseller: Sanctuary Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: JC10705
  • Title: Giant
  • Author: Ferber, Edna
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company
  • Place: Garden City, New York
  • Date published: 1952


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