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Nights at the Circus by  Angela Carter - Signed First Edition - 1984 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140937494)

Nights at the Circus

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Nights at the Circus

by Carter, Angela

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London: Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, 1984. First Edition. Fine/Fine. First edition. (Precedes the American edition.) Signed by Angela Carter on title page. 295 pp. Crimson cloth lettered in gilt. Slightly toned pages, else Fine in Fine dust jacket. A canonical postmodern novel (with all the contradictions-in-terms that implies), the British author's second-to-last published during her lifetime and quite uncommon signed.


ANGELA CARTER was born in 1940. She lived in Japan, the United States and Australia. Her first novel, Shadow Dance , was published in 1965. Her next book, The Magic Toyshop , won the John Llewllyn Rhys Prize and the next, Several Perceptions , the Somerset Maugham Award. She died in Febuary 1992.


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Nights at the Circus
Carter, Angela
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First Edition
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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