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a Wizard of Earthsea

by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Berkeley: Parnassus Press,, 1968. A fine copy Octavo. Original blue-green cloth, titles in black to spine, title and pictorial design in black to front board, green endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Title vignette, 5 maps (including one double-page), and head-pieces by Ruth Robbins. Minor rubbing to corners. Else, a fine copy in a very good dust jacket(price sticker on the back, see pic). First edition but lack the vertical smudge that occurred on the 6800 first copies.

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A Wizard of Earthsea, first published in 1968, is the first of a series of books written by Ursula K. Le Guin and set in the fantasy world archipelago of Earthsea depicting the adventures of a budding young wizard named Ged. The tale of Ged's growth and development as he travels across Earthsea continues in The Tombs of Atuan and The Farthest Shore and is supplemented in Tehanu and The Other Wind.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
1007
Title
a Wizard of Earthsea
Author
Ursula K. Le Guin
Illustrator
Ruth Robbins
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Parnassus Press
Date Published
1968
Weight
0.00 lbs
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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....
Octavo
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Cloth
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