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Girl With a Pearl Earring (signed first issue) by  Tracy CHEVALIER - Signed First Edition - from Shellhouse Books and Biblio.com

Girl With a Pearl Earring (signed first issue)

by CHEVALIER, Tracy

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HarperCollins, 1999. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine dustjacket. Signed by the author. With the word 'earing' on the rear of the jacket, the mis-spelling indicating the true first printing. Scarce in such nice condition and with these two attributes.

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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