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The Slave.

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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New York, NY Fawcett: Crest, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus [1980]; Second Printing (1984). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very light use: shows very slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers; a price has been partially scraped off at the bottom of the front panel and the heel of the backstrip has been neatly reinforced with clear cellophane tape; the binding remains perfectly secure, but does show the faintest stress crease; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.9 x 4.25 x 0.8 inches). 287 pages. Weight: 5.9 ounces. First Edition Thus [1980]; Second Printing (1984). Mass Market Paperback.


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