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Island in the Sun by  Alec Waugh - Hardcover - 1955 - from Grimalkin Books (SKU: 000983)

Island in the Sun

Island in the Sun by  Alec Waugh - Hardcover - 1955 - from Grimalkin Books (SKU: 000983)

Island in the Sun

by Waugh, Alec

  • Used
  • fine
  • Hardcover
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Steelton, Pennsylvania
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About This Item

New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1955. This book club edition is in Fine, unread condition, with a Fine dust jacket. (Click on photo) Waugh's novel deals with political intrigue on a West Indies island, with a corrupt history of imperialism and racism. The book was the source of a 1957 movie starring James Mason, Dorothy Dandridge, and Harry Beladonte. The book is bound in yellow with green spine titles and top-edge spine. I've placed the dust jacket into a Brodart protective sleeve. The book measures 5 3/4 by 8 1/2 inches and includes 439 pages. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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Grimalkin Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
Island in the Sun
Waugh, Alec
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
British Literature
Bookseller catalogs
British Literature; Adventure and Thriller Fiction;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Grimalkin Books

Grimalkin Books is located in Steelton, Pennsylvania, the first town south of Harrisburg. We specialize in older, unusual books and sets, often literary, artistic, or historical. "Grimalkin" is old English for an old gray cat, mainly because the owner, Bob Amsel, is a cat lover. All books subject to prior sale. Payment must be received within 10 days of the order or item will be returned to stock. We accept money orders, bank checks, personal checks (allow time to clear), PayPal or MasterCard/Visa through Biblio's credit card processing service. International orders must be paid in US dollars and can be paid via PayPal, credit card (through ABE), or International Postal Money Order. Your purchase will be carefully packaged to protect it during shipping. Books may not be returned just because the buyer has changed his mind. Only books with actual defects that were not mentioned by the seller in the listing may be returned. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Grimalkin Books

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Steelton, Pennsylvania
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book club edition
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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]
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