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SKARRATT.   (Signed ABS Collectors' Limited, Numbered Edition) by  Anthony Kelly - Signed First Edition - 1970 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

SKARRATT. (Signed ABS Collectors' Limited, Numbered Edition)

by Kelly, Anthony

Condition: Very Good +/Good


Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Australian Book Society, 1970. Limited edition, unknown print run. 163pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain brown boards lightly bumped on foredge corners. Neatly signed by author on title-page, a bordered stamp indicating 'Collectors Limited Edition' with the number '67' housed within on same, else text-block unmarked. Stylised (Rod Shaw design), art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, and has noticeable colour loss (not affecting title) on spine. A confronting, relationship-based debut novel from Sydney, Australia born budding writer, Anthony Kelly. It features John Skarratt, living in a rambling, broken house with his wife and family of girls. Before the 163 pages of this book are done, he has been involved in murder, and Elaine, his wife's wild young sister . . . Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009284
  • Title: SKARRATT. (Signed ABS Collectors' Limited, Numbered Edition)
  • Author: Kelly, Anthony
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Australian Book Society
  • Place: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia
  • Date published: 1970
  • Keywords: Fiction, Australia, Modern First Editions, Signed Copy, Debut Novels, Limited Editions, Kelly, Anthony
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction-First Editions; Signed Books;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;
  • Size: 8vo


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