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THROUGH THE IVORY GATE; A Novel by  Rita Dove - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from Borg Antiquarian (SKU: 5996)

THROUGH THE IVORY GATE; A Novel

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THROUGH THE IVORY GATE; A Novel

by Dove, Rita

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Fine/Very Fine
ISBN 10
0679416048
ISBN 13
9780679416043
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1992. First Edition (no printing indicated). Cloth and boards. Very Fine/Very Fine. SIGNED by the Author on the title page, 8vo, brown quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over black boards with "RD" stamped in gold on front cover, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with detail from painting "She Ain't Heavy, She's My Sister" by Varnette P. Honeywood, 278 pages + [2] About the Author. Rita Dove (born 1952) is an American poet, professor of Creative Writing at UVa, Charlottesville, essayist, and author. She is the first African American to have been appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. She is also the 1987 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, and many other prestigious awards. This is her debut novel. <br /> <br /> SIGNED & in EXCEPTIONAL OVERALL CONDITION! No previous owner or remainder marks.

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Bookseller
Borg Antiquarian US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
5996
Title
THROUGH THE IVORY GATE; A Novel
Author
Dove, Rita
Format/binding
Cloth and boards
Book condition
Used - Very Fine
Jacket condition
Very Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition (no printing indicated)
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679416048
ISBN 13
9780679416043
Publisher
Pantheon Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1992
Keywords
african american, families, afro-americans, romance, racisim, love, rejection, home,
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About Borg Antiquarian

BorgAntiquarian (ABAA & ILAB) is a dealer long engaged in selling exceptional collectibles: rare and fine books, autographs and manuscripts, fine art and artifacts. We are generalists in Americana, English & American literature, plus selected authors & important figures (Dickens & Darwin; presidents & 'signers'; scientists & historical figures; Revolutionary & Civil War militaria).

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