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RAPTURE by  Susan Mitchell - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from johnson rare books & archives and Biblio.com

RAPTURE

by Mitchell, Susan

Condition: Near fine/Near fine


New York: HarperCollins, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Winner of the 1993 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Inscribed on the title page by Mitchell to social activist and longtime Claremont Graduate University president John Maguire. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. Mild bump to the spine head, with some light edgewear to the dust jacket; else near fine.


  • Bookseller: johnson rare books & archives US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 68572
  • Title: RAPTURE
  • Author: Mitchell, Susan
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Jacket condition: Near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0060553200
  • ISBN 13: 9780060553203
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1992
  • Keywords: Poetry
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;


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