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The Wasp Factory by  Iain BANKS - Hardcover - 1984. - from Bow Windows Bookshop (SKU: 41563)

The Wasp Factory

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The Wasp Factory

by BANKS, Iain

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About This Item

London: Macmillan, 1984.. First edition. 8vo. 184 pp. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, dust jacket, not price clipped, signed and dated (1994) by the author on the title page. Slight foxing to the endpapers and the jacket flaps, a speck of wear at the foot, the cloth slight bumped at the spine ends, an attractive copy.

Synopsis

The Wasp Factory was the first novel by Scottish writer Iain Banks. It was published in 1984.

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Bookseller
Bow Windows Bookshop GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
41563
Title
The Wasp Factory
Author
BANKS, Iain
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Macmillan
Date Published
1984.
Keywords
Literature

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Bow Windows Bookshop

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About Bow Windows Bookshop

Bow Windows Bookshop has a large general stock of old and fine books and maps. Owned in partnership by Ric Latham and Jonathan Menezes, we buy and sell all manner of titles from early leatherbound volumes to modern first editions. We exhibit at bookfairs in the UK and North America and issue regular printed catalogues. Located in the beautiful county town of Lewes in the south-east of England, we are open six days a week. All our books are described as accurately as possible and we abide by the Code of Good Practice of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association

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price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's... [More]
Cloth
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jacket
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First Edition
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flap(s)
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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
gilt
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