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I Am Legend by  Richard Matheson - Signed First Edition - 1970 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938381)

I Am Legend

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I Am Legend

by Matheson, Richard

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  • very good
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
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About This Item

New York: Walker and Company, 1970. First Hardcover Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First hardcover edition. Signed twice by the author; Signed in black marker on the front free endpaper and inscribed in blue ink on the half-title page to a former owner. Review copy with publisher's photocopied letter laid in. Very Good with toning to edges and bumping at corners and spine ends. Pages toned. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with the spine toned and bumped at the edges, rubbing and light creasing to the top edge of the front panel.

Synopsis

I Am Legend is a 1954 science fiction/horror novel by American writer Richard Matheson. It was influential in the development of the vampire genre as well as the zombie genre, in popularizing the concept of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease, and in exploring the notion of vampirism as a disease.

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Details

Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140938381
Title
I Am Legend
Author
Matheson, Richard
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Hardcover Edition
Publisher
Walker and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1970

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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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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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
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