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Sexing the Cherry by  Jeanette WINTERSON - First Edition - 1989 - from Quair Books (SKU: 1880)

Sexing the Cherry

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Sexing the Cherry

by WINTERSON, Jeanette

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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London: Bloomsbury, 1989. Hardback. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. Blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt-stamped 'J W' and stars to upper board, blue ribbon marker. Pushing to spine ends, shallow bump to bottom edge of upper board. Else, clean, bright and tight. In the fabulous original dust jacket. A grand copy of Winterson's third novel. Very good/ near fine.


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Sexing the Cherry
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About Quair Books

Based in West Yorkshire, Quair Books specialises in modern literary and visual cultures, particularly alternative, different and radical authors/ artists, presses and histories. We hold a small general stock, with a focus on unusual, interesting and beautiful books, as well as significant books in the history of ideas. Find us online at:; email us on: and Twitter: @quairbooks.


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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...

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