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THE TALE OF THE UNKNOWN ISLAND (SIGNED) by José Saramago - Paperback - Signed First Edition - Oct 5, 2000 - from Charm City Books (SKU: BS13619)

THE TALE OF THE UNKNOWN ISLAND (SIGNED)

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THE TALE OF THE UNKNOWN ISLAND (SIGNED)

by José Saramago

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ISBN 10
0156013037
ISBN 13
9780156013031
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SOFTCOVER. SIGNED in Person at the Book Signing Event. THE TALE OF THE UNKNOWN ISLAND by José Saramago (November 16, 1922, to June 18, 2010). Translated from the Portuguese and SIGNED by Margaret Jull Costa. Illustrations by Peter Sís. SIGNED to the Full Title page by Margaret Jull Costa, the translator. Brand New and Never owned. This is a First Edition, Second Printing copy as stated on the copyright page. The book is in Brand New condition with no issues. Book has no tears, marks, creases, remainder marks, library markings, or black lines on the edges. Not inscribed to anyone. Not price-clipped, not a Book Club Edition (BCE), or signed on a bookplate. True Collectible Quality. First Edition, Second Printing, hand SIGNED to the Full Title page. No inscription; full signature only. From an event featuring Margaret Jill Costa and Ana Luísa Amaral in conversation with Susan Bernofsky at Columbia University in New York City on April 11, 2019. This book will be carefully wrapped and shipped with free delivery confirmation. **** José Saramago was one of the most acclaimed writers of the twentieth century. In 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. A few of his great novels: Baltasar and Blimunda, Blindness, The Gospel According to Jesus Christ, Death with Interruptions, and The Cave. Margaret Jull Costa has been a literary translator for over thirty years. She is a three-time winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize among many other awards. She has translated works by Rafael Chirbes, Javier Marías, Fernando Pessoa, Ana Luísa Amaral, Eça de Queirós, Enrique Vila-Matas, and the Nobel-prize winning José Saramago. The Tale of the Unknown Island was published as a Harvest book on October 5, 2000. ISBN: 978-0156-0130-31. BS13619.

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Bookseller
Charm City Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
BS13619
Title
THE TALE OF THE UNKNOWN ISLAND (SIGNED)
Author
José Saramago
Illustrator
Translated from the Portuguese and SIGNED by Margaret Jull Costa
Format/binding
SOFTCOVER
Book condition
New New
Jacket condition
New
Quantity available
1
Edition
FIRST EDITION
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0156013037
ISBN 13
9780156013031
Publisher
Mariner Books; First edition (October 5, 2000)
Place of Publication
UNITED STATES
Date published
Oct 5, 2000
Keywords
Fairy Tales, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Literature & Fiction
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