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The Handmaid's Tale (1st impression) by  Margaret Atwood - First Edition - 1986 - from 84 Charing Cross Road Books (SKU: 076449)

The Handmaid's Tale (1st impression)

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The Handmaid's Tale (1st impression)

by Atwood, Margaret

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ISBN 10
0224023489
ISBN 13
9780224023481
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Jonathan Cape, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. ~~Please note - misbound by publisher, pages of Chapter 7 appear before Chapter 2~~Good+/VG- 1st impression 1st edition 1986 Jonathan Cape hardback, unclipped DJ, original jacket illustration, highly impressive novel by Atwood. Noticeable browning of pages due to paper as usual with this edition, some patches of spotting to end-papers and inner flaps of DJ. Some wear to edge of flap of dust-jacket which is otherwise bright and very well-preserved, unclipped, tight and unmarked. More 1st's by this author available. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0224023489. ISBN/EAN: 9780224023481. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 076449.. 9780224023481

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Nominated for the first ever Man Booker International Prize representing the best writers in contemporary fiction, Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 35 internationally acclaimed works of fiction, poetry and critical essays. Her numerous awards include the Governor General’s Award for The Handmaid’s Tale , and The Giller Prize and Italian Premio Mondello for Alias Grace . The Handmaid’s Tale , Cat’s Eye , Alias Grace , and Oryx and Crake were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, which she won with The Blind Assassin . She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been awarded the Norwegian Order of Literary Merit and the French Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres among many others; she is a Foreign Honorary Member for Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Toronto.

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Bookseller
84 Charing Cross Road Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
076449
Title
The Handmaid's Tale (1st impression)
Author
Atwood, Margaret
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good Condition
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0224023489
ISBN 13
9780224023481
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1986
Keywords
BZDB14 Fiction; The Handmaids Tale 1st impression Atwood Margaret

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