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The Girl in a Swing [SIGNED] by Richard Adams - Signed First Edition - 1980 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

The Girl in a Swing [SIGNED]

by Richard Adams

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


London: Allen Lane, 1980. 1st Edition . Fine/Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight peeling to laminate at foot of spine, otherwise excellent. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First impression. Signed by the author to title page without dedication. Single spot to top page edge, otherwise perfect. The supressed first issue with lead character named Kathe Geutner. When an actual Kathe Geutner threatened a libel action the book was quickly reissued with the name amended to Karin Forster. An exceptional example. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 397


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