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The Waves Behind the Boat. A Novel. Inscribed By Francis King

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The Waves Behind the Boat. A Novel. Inscribed By Francis King

by Francis King

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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London: Longmans, 1967. First Edition, First Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. 1967 first edition, first impression. Inscribed by Author. Size octavo, 186 pages. Dark brown hard cover with gilt titles to the spine, no dust jacket. Book condition very good, very slight shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges, contents very clean throughout. Inscribed by Francis King to John Lehmann on the front end-paper; "To John with affection from Francis" And on the title page Francis King has crossed out his name in type and signed his name underneath. From the collection of Jonathan Gili (1943-2004), film-maker, director and collector of many things including books.

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Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
017461
Title
The Waves Behind the Boat. A Novel. Inscribed By Francis King
Author
Francis King
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longmans
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1967
Keywords
FICTION NOVELS JAPAN JAPANESE
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Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Lazarus Books Limited

We are a small family business located in Blackpool, England. We stock a varied range of Antiquarian and Collectable Books; Antiquarian Holy Bibles, Fine Bindings, Literature, Poetry, Military, Travel, First Editions, Illustrated, Childrens', Signed Books and more.

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inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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