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The History of the Siege of Lisbon by  Giovanni [Translator]  Jose; Pontiero - First Edition - 1997-05-01 - from The Book House in Dinkytown (SKU: 262326)

The History of the Siege of Lisbon

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The History of the Siege of Lisbon

by Saramago, Jose; Pontiero, Giovanni [Translator]

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  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
015100238X
ISBN 13
9780151002382
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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co, 1997-05-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Harcourt Brace & Co., 1997; stated First U.S. Edition with full letter line; 314pp. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; very minor edgewear to boards, gilt title on spine remains bright and bold; text also very good. Three small surface abrasions across top edge of verso (not apparent on front side), otherwise unclipped ($24.00) dust jacket in very good+ condition; DJ arrives wrapped in protective mylar. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark, NOT a book club. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Synopsis

In this “ingenious” novel (New York Times) by “one of Europe’s most original and remarkable writers” (Los Angeles Times), a proofreader’s deliberate slip opens the door to romance-and confounds the facts of Portugal’s past. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.

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Bookseller
The Book House in Dinkytown US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
262326
Title
The History of the Siege of Lisbon
Author
Saramago, Jose; Pontiero, Giovanni [Translator]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
015100238X
ISBN 13
9780151002382
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1997-05-01
Keywords
LITERA

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