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Girl With A Pearl Earring - with the 'earing' spelling by  Tracy Chevalier - First Edition - 1999 - from John Atkinson Books and Biblio.com

Girl With A Pearl Earring - with the 'earing' spelling

by Chevalier, Tracy

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London: HarperCollins, 1999. A first edition, first printing published by Harper Collins in 1999. A near fine book in near fine wrapper with the famous misspelling to the rear reading 'Earing' instead of 'Earring'. Rare

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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