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The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge - Signed First Edition - 1980 - from Hyraxia (SKU: 7959)

The Snow Queen

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The Snow Queen

by Joan D. Vinge

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York: Dial Press. New York, Dial Press, 1980. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine jacket. Winner of the Hugo Award. Based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen. Signed by the author to the title page without inscription. Spine tips a little rolled, some foxing to the top edge. Cover art by Leo and Diane Dillon [7959, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1980.

Synopsis

The Snow Queen is a fairy tale by author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875). The tale was first published in 1845, and centers on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by a little boy and girl, Kaj and Gerda. The story is one of Andersen's longest and is considered by scholars, critics, and readers alike as one of his best. It is regularly included in selected tales and collections of his work as well as being frequently reprinted in illustrated storybook editions for children.

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Details

Bookseller
Hyraxia GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
7959
Title
The Snow Queen
Author
Joan D. Vinge
Illustrator
Leo and Diane Dillon
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dial Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1980
Keywords
CATALOGUE XV,SCIENCE FICTION,SIGNED

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First Edition
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fine
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rolled
rolled spine or spine rolled. Damage to a book created by pressure to the spine making it fold or crease in the cover. Damage...[more]
jacket
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