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The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz [SIGNED] by Russell Hoban - Signed First Edition - 1973 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz [SIGNED]

by Russell Hoban

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


London: Jonathan Cape, 1973. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.25 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Tiny nicks to lower corners, otherwise excellent. Price clipped with publisher's amended price label to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First printing of the author's first adult novel. Grey cloth binding. Small bump to lower corner of rear board, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Signed and dated by the author to title page: 'Russell Hoban 18.3.82.'. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 192

A magical fantasy by one of Britain's finest writers in any genre.In a not-so-distant future when lions are extinct Jachin-Boaz, a middle-aged mapmaker, leaves home with the wonderful map that was to tell his son where to find everything. In the ruins of a palace at Nineveh his son Boaz-Jachin finds the wall-carving of a great lion dying on the spear of an ancient king. In a series of rituals he evokes the long-dead lion and sends him out to stalk his father. Then he follows on the lion's track.




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