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A PLACE, A STATE by Kathleen Raine - First Edition, 85/200 copies - 1974 - from Black Swan Books, Inc. (SKU: 250132)


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by Kathleen Raine

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  • First
Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket
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London: Daedalus Press for the Enitharmon Press, 1974. First Edition, 85/200 copies. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. With Julian Trevelyan's frontispiece and 17 additional plates. Backed in a heavy cream colored burlap with marbled paper over boards; bottom of the spine is slightly bumped only really visible in very light creasing to the pages; else light shelfwear; dust jacket is a little toned at the extremities and is now protected in a mylar cover; a nice copy of a scarce book. Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket.


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Black Swan Books, Inc. US (US)
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Kathleen Raine
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good binding
Jacket condition
Very Good dust jacket
Quantity available
First Edition, 85/200 copies
Daedalus Press for the Enitharmon Press
Place of Publication
Date Published

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Black Swan Books, Inc.

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Black Swan Books, Inc.

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Richmond, Virginia
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About Black Swan Books, Inc.

Black Swan Books was established in Richmond Virginia in 1996 by Nicholas Cooke. Over 25 years in business we have been in several locations, most recently in a renovated warehouse. While no longer a brick and mortar shop with regular hours we are always happy to welcome visits by appointment. Please call or email us if you want to come by.


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marbled paper
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First Edition
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