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Harpoon by  C. W Nicol - Paperback - Stated First Printing - 1988 - from Odds and Ends Shop and Biblio.com

Harpoon

by Nicol, C. W

Condition: Very Good


Signet Books. Very Good. 1988. Stated First Printing. Paperback. The spine and both covers, next to the spine, are creased from reading. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. All three page edges are yellow stained. There is a previous owner's name written on the inside of both covers and six sets of numbers written on the top of the last page, possibly lottery numbers. There is a price sticker placed over the 'AR' of the title. The upper right corner of the front cover is creased as are both left corners of the back cover. The back cover and the edges of the covers and spine are slightly scuffed from shelf wear. ; Thick 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 510 pages; Nineteenth-century Japan, where the thrust of the United States has opened a closed land. For a brave and noble samurai warrior like Sadayori, this confrontation between East and west means making a choice between the old and new, and fighting to the death for it. For a daring seaman like Jinsuke, it means entering the camp of the intruders to learn their ways, and being torn between the beautiful Japanese girl he has loved and left and the American woman he cannot resist. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .


  • Bookseller: Odds and Ends Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1535
  • Title: Harpoon
  • Author: Nicol, C. W
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Stated First Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Signet Books
  • Date published: 1988


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