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Light Can Be Both Wave and Particle by  Ellen Gilchrist - First Edition - 1989 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

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Light Can Be Both Wave and Particle

by Gilchrist, Ellen

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York, New York, USA: Little, Brown and Company, 1989. BY5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers appearing on the copyright page with the "1" present with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in light gray paper covered boards quarter bound in textured brown paper with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading along the top board edges plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading on the spine plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the bottom spine edge plus it is price clipped plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. The fourth collection of short stories by a noted novelist and short story writer. This collection is marked by the author's sensitivity and humor. The author is a winner of an American Book Award. By the author of "The Annunciation," "The Anna Papers," "Falling Through Space," "in the Land of Dreamy Dreams," "Drunk With Love," and "Victory Over Japan." 204p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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