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Marcel Proust: A Biography (Volume 2). by George D. Painter - Paperback - First Edition Thus [1978], so stated.   - 1978. - from Black Cat Hill Books and Biblio.com

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Marcel Proust: A Biography (Volume 2).

by George D. Painter

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New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1978. Paperback First Edition Thus [1978], so stated. First Edition Thus [1978], so stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: the text pages tanned slightly, due to aging; the binding is ever so slightly cocked, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very near-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.2 x 1.15 inches). 424 pages. Map precedes the text. Illustrated with numerous vintage photographs in black & white. Weight: 17 ounces. Trade Paperback.


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