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THE WASP FACTORY by  Iain Banks - Signed First Edition - 1984 - from Quill & Brush (SKU: 52515)

THE WASP FACTORY

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THE WASP FACTORY

by Banks, Iain

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1984. First U.S. edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK -- SIGNED by Banks. Written from the first-person perspective of a sixteen-year-old describing his childhood, which included deaths within his family. Fine in dust jacket with only the barest wear on the spine ends.

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

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Bookseller's Inventory #
52515
Title
THE WASP FACTORY
Author
Banks, Iain
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Co.
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1984
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Quill & Brush was established in 1976 by Allen & Patricia Ahearn, the authors of the well-respected reference for booksellers and collectors, Collected Books: The Guide to Identification and Values.At present the Quill & Brush is run by the Ahearns' eldest daughter, Beth Fisher. Allen is semi-retired but continues to buy, sell, and perform professional appraisals.

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jacket
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