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GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING by  Tracy Chevalier - First Edition; First Printing - 2000 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.com

GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING

by Chevalier , Tracy

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New York: E. P. Dutton. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 052594527X . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Inked out owners name to FEP. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

A sumptuous new look for Tracy Chevalier's bestselling novel. Griet, the young daughter of a tilemaker in seventeeth century Holland, obtains her first job, as a servant in Vermeer's household. Tracy Chevalier shows us, through Griet's eyes, the complicated family, the society of the small town of Delft, and life with an obsessive genius. Griet loves being drawn into his artistic life, and leaving her former drudgery, but the cost to her own survival may be high.




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