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Prize Writing (Signed by 34 Booker Prize Winners, The Author And 21 Shortlisted Authors) by  Martyn Goff - Signed First Edition - 1989 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 111142)

Prize Writing (Signed by 34 Booker Prize Winners, The Author And 21 Shortlisted Authors)

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Prize Writing (Signed by 34 Booker Prize Winners, The Author And 21 Shortlisted Authors)

by Goff, Martyn

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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A First UK printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1989. The BOOK and WRAPPER are both in near Fine condition. The WRAPPER is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. An original collection of writings to celebrate 21 years of the Booker prize. Edited by Martyn Goff, Administrator of The Booker Prize (for 34 years) and former Chairman of Henry Sotheran and antiquarian booksellers. The book has been SIGNED by 34 Booker Prize Winners: J. M. COETZEE, SALMAN RUSHDIE, RODDY DOYLE, HOWARD JACOBSON, A.S.BYATT, TOM KENEALLY, PENELOPE LIVELY, MARGARET ATWOOD, KAZUO ISHIGURO, IAN McEWAN, HILARY MANTEL, GRAHAM SWIFT, PETER CAREY, P H NEWBY, BERNICE RUBENS, NADIME GORDIMER, STANLEY MIDDLETON, RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA (loose signed bookplate), IRIS MURDOCH, PENELOPE FITZGERALD, KERI HULME, MICHAEL ONDAATJE, JOHN BERGER, JULIAN BARNES, PAT BARKER, BEN OKRI, ANITA DESAI, BARRY UNSWORTH, JOHN BANVILLE, DBC PIERRE, JAMES KELMAN, ALAN HOLLINGHURST, YANN MANTEL and ARUNDHATI ROY. either on the rear blank endpapers or at their individual contributions. The book has been further Signed by the Author himself at his introduction and 21 Booker Prize shortlisted authors including: C PHILLIPS, CAROL SHIELDS, MICHAEL FRAYN, JIM CRACE, NICHOLAS MOSLEY, TIMOTHY MO, FAY WELDON, J G BALLARD, DAVID LODGE, MARINA WARNER, DORIS LESSING, PETER ACKROYD, MARTIN AMIS, MICHELE ROBERTS, BRIAN MOORE, PAUL BAILEY, WILLIAM BOYD, ROMESH GUNESEKERA, ABDULRASEK GURNAH, JILL PATON WALSH and BERYL BAINBRIDGE. Lightly pencilled identifying names adjacent to some of the signatures (these can be easily erased). Signed copies with such attributes are exceedingly uncommon. An exceptional Booker title. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
111142
Title
Prize Writing (Signed by 34 Booker Prize Winners, The Author And 21 Shortlisted Authors)
Author
Goff, Martyn
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1989
Keywords
A.S.BYATT, ALAN HOLLINGHURST, ANITA DESAI, ARUNDHATI ROY., BARRY UNSWORTH, BEN OKRI, BERNICE RUBENS, Booker, DBC PIERRE, Goff, GRAHAM SWIFT, HILARY MANTEL, HOWARD JACOBSON, IAN McEWAN, IRIS MURDOCH, J. M. COETZEE, JAMES KELMAN, JOHN BANVILLE, JOHN BERGER,

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