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LOW-FLYING AIRCRAFT AND OTHER STORIES by  J[ames] G[raham] Ballard - Signed First Edition - [1976]. - from L. W. Currey, Inc. and


by Ballard, J[ames] G[raham]

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London: Jonathan Cape, [1976].. Octavo, decorated wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Brief signed inscription by Ballard to "David" on title page. Spine panel lightly sunned, some rubbing along spine folds, a nearly fine copy. An uncommon proof. (#102780)

  • Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 102780
  • Author: Ballard, J[ames] G[raham]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape
  • Place: London
  • Date published: [1976].
  • Keywords: (Advance Copy) (Short Stories)


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