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The Land Beyond by  David Keenleyside - Signed First Edition - 1975 - from Minotavros Books and Biblio.com

The Land Beyond

by Keenleyside, David

Condition: Very Good/Near Fine


Toronto: Nelson, Foster & Scott Ltd, 1975. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. First edition stated. Full black cloth. 232 p.p. Spine tilted and lightly creased. Bumping to lower corners and spine ends. Dust jacket is lightly bumped to extremities, small chip to upper corner of front flap. This dramatic and evocative novel opens with the hero flying from his comfortable life in Montreal to the frozen wastes of the Canadian Arctic. Randall Tait, a rich young artist, travels to a tiny Eskimo settlement in order to paint the people and landscape of the artist. The story is told in colourful and taut prose which lifts the reader into the Eskimos' rapidly changing world and gives him a feeling of the vastness of Canada.
  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004460
  • Title: The Land Beyond
  • Author: Keenleyside, David
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Nelson, Foster & Scott Ltd
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: David Keeleyside, Signed, Novel, Fiction, Canadian Fiction
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction; Canadian Fiction;


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