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PRENTICE ALVIN by Orson Scott Card - Signed First Edition - 1989 - from Astro Trader Books (SKU: 1000-692)

PRENTICE ALVIN

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PRENTICE ALVIN

by Orson Scott Card

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[ORSON SCOTT CARD]. PRENTICE ALVIN. Tor Books, New York, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, maps to endpapers, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Neat embossed stamp from previous owner's personal library. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Unclipped with the original $17.95 price on the inner flap, micro-chips, hairline scatches, creases to extremities typical of vintage dust jackets of this age. Overall a about fine copy. Signed, dated and inscribed on the half-title by author Orson Scott Card; "To Rich, Out of the fire, into the light! Orson Scott Card, April 20, 1996.". This is the third book in the Alvin Maker Saga by Orson Scott Card, author of the novel Ender's Game. Cover art by Dennis Nolan. Modern first edition fantasy, signed by a major author, collectible. 342 pgs. 8vo.

Synopsis

Prentice Alvin (1989) is an alternate history/fantasy novel by Orson Scott Card. It is the third book in Card's The Tales of Alvin Maker series and is about Alvin Miller, the Seventh son of a seventh son. Prentice Alvin won the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel in 1990, was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1989, and the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1990.

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Bookseller
Astro Trader Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1000-692
Title
PRENTICE ALVIN
Author
Orson Scott Card
Illustrator
Dennis Nolan
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Tor Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1989
Keywords
Orson Scott Card, Dennis Nolan, Alvin Maker Saga
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction; Fantasy;
Size
8vo

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