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Lanark - Signed Copy (Custom Clamshell)

Lanark - Signed Copy (Custom Clamshell)

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Lanark - Signed Copy (Custom Clamshell)

by Alasdair Gray

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
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Edinburgh: Canongate Publishing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. Hardcover. Lanark was written over a period of at least 30 years. On publication in 1981 Anthony Burgess called Gray "The best Scottish novelist since Walter Scott". Lanark won the inaugural Saltire Society Book of the year 1982, was also named "Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year. The book as since become a cult classic and in 2008 The Guardian heralded Lanark as "one of the landmarks of 20th century fiction. The book is in Fine condition, square copy with tight binding. Signed on the front pastedown; "Alasdair Gray 27 February 1981". Laid in is an Lanark book mark from Canongate, likely provided on launch since the date of signing likely also correspond to the launch of the book. A fine dust jacket, with very minor edgewear. Now with a protective acetate cover. ; 560 pages; Signed by Author .

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Lanark - Signed Copy (Custom Clamshell)
Author
Alasdair Gray
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Canongate Publishing
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date Published
1981
Weight
0.00 lbs

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Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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