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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy by  Douglas Adams - First Edition - 1979 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942382)

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by Adams, Douglas

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  • near fine
  • First
Near Fine/Near Fine
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London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth-affect boards with spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with light lean to binding, light wear to corners and spine ends, light toning to pages. In a Near Fine price-clipped first issue dust jacket with the Capricorn One advert on the rear panel, light edge wear, toning, light rubbing and heavy foxing to the flaps. Scarce in the first issue dust jacket.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Adams, Douglas
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
First Edition
Arthur Barker Limited
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Date Published
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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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Portland, Oregon
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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First Edition
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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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