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Swan Lake by  Mark Helprin - First Edition First Printing - 1989 - from Inga's Original Choices and

Swan Lake

by Helprin, Mark

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good

Houghton Mifflin / Ariel Books, 1989. Complete number line at copyright page. NON price-clipped dust jacket [$ 19.95], clean, crisp, colors bright, just a little edge wear. Illustrated throughout with color full page art reproductions. Pages [81] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Blue cloth boards, clean, color paste down at front board in fine condition, one small dent at bottom front edge. The author's narrative flows with all grace of Tchaikovsky's music Media Mail, Priority & most International shipping include free tracking information. . First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Allsburg, Chris Van . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: Inga's Original Choices US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011588
  • Title: Swan Lake
  • Author: Helprin, Mark
  • Illustrator: Allsburg, Chris Van
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0395498589
  • ISBN 13: 9780395498583
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Ariel Books
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: JUVENILE FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Performing Arts / Dance
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's Books; Performing Arts; Fiction;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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