COVID-19 Update

July 10, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

THE HANDMAID'S TALE by  Margaret Atwood - First Edition, First Printing - 1986 - from Second Story Books (SKU: 9-145-1324965)

THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Click for full-size.

THE HANDMAID'S TALE

by Atwood, Margaret

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
See description
ISBN 10
0395404258
ISBN 13
9780395404256
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Rockville, Maryland
Item Price:
$120.00
$4.50 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 7 to 14 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 311 pages; VG/VG; beige spine with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95', mild wear; small stain to fore edge of text block; shelved case 2. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

Synopsis

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.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Second Story Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9-145-1324965
Title
THE HANDMAID'S TALE
Author
Atwood, Margaret
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395404258
ISBN 13
9780395404256
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1986

Terms of Sale

Second Story Books

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged. Trade discounts only on items not identified on inventory with special discounts

About the Seller

Second Story Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2010
Rockville, Maryland
Ask Seller a Question

About Second Story Books

Second Story Books operates two open shops in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. We have a large internet presence including this website and amazon.com,accredited appraisals member ASA, and a in house book binder. For more information go to www.secondstorybooks.com

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
fore edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine.   That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-