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Manticore

By Davies, Robertson




Hailed by the Washington Post Book World as "a modern classic," Robertson Davies’s acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is woven. The Manticore—the second book in the series after Fifth Business—follows David Staunton, a man pleased with his success but haunted by his relationship with his larger-than-life father. As he seeks help through therapy, he encounters a wonderful cast of characters who help connect him to his past and the death of his father.


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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson (Signed)

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1972. Nice copy shows dampstain to cloth at head of spine spreading out a bit each board. Jacket is edgeworn and has losses. Author's careful inscription for... and dated 1973 on title page. He has made an in line thru his type-set name. I am image challenged but can manage something for an interested buyer.. Signed by Author. Red Cloth. Very Good Minus/Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Manticore.

DAVIES, Robertson

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1972. Decorative label signed by Robertson Davies laid in. First edition / First printing. Bright orange cloth. Fine in near fine dust jacket, with a short closed tear to the top front panel light creases, and wear primarily to the rear top corner of the spine. An exceptional copy of both the book and the fragile dust jacket. Second book in the Deptford Trilogy.

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The Manticore

Robertson Davies

1972-04-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $372.90


The manticore: A novel

Robertson Davies

1972-06-05. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $352.28


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THE MANTICORE

Davies, Robertson

NY: Viking, 1972. First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Davies on the title page. Faint dampstain on the green topstain, few soil spots on the botton edge; dustjacket with a touch of edgewear, mostly at spine ends and corners, beginning toning on flap top and bottom edges and a shallow crease on the rear flap. Tight, bright copy. Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Second volume in Davies' Deptford Trilogy. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

New York: Viking Press. Good copy in very good dust jacket. 1972. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, 310 pp., Signed by the author on the title page., The previous owner has dog-eared many pages. .

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THE MANTICORE

DAVIES, Robertson; [VOADEN, Herman]:

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada. 1972. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Signed by the Robertson Davies. Inscribed by the founding figure of 20th century Canadian theatre and drama Herman Voaden to his wife Violet. Publisher's original orange cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm with a little bumping at the spine tips. The contents with Voaden's presentation inscription to the half title and the author's signature on the title page are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the rubbed and nicked first state dustwrapper which has a couple of short tears at the folds, a small ink mark to the top left corner of the rear panel and a single piece of tape to the underside. Signed by Robertson Davies in black ink, crossing through his printed name on the title page. Inscribed by Herman Voaden in blue ink on the half title "To Violet! / Christmas, 1972 [underlined twice] / Herman". A superb association copy of the second volume in the Deptford Trilogy. A founding figure of 20th century Canadian theatre and drama, Herman Voaden was the possibly the most significant and original playwright in English-Canada until Robertson Davies' more literary dramatic writing emerged in the late 1940s. Voaden and Violet Kilpatrick were married in 1935 and remained so until her death in 1984. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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THE MANTICORE

DAVIES, Robertson

New York: Viking, 1972. Uncorrected proof in mustard card covers lettered in black. pp [2], (10), 273, [7]. Reproducing hand numbered pagination. Publication date (Nov. 20) and price (7.95) by hand in ink on front cover but "Galley no." space not filled in. A little leaned, with short tears to lower spine folds neatly repaired; soft corner creases to front cover and first two leaves; light cover soiling; VG. Whilst the advance reading copy in chocolate paper covers turns up (about 250 copies), this advance proof is rare (fewer than 100 copies? (We have noted #50). This appears to be the first copy I have handled. The second novel of the Deptford Trilogy and Davies' only book to win a Governor-General's Award. . First US edition. Softcover. Octavo.

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THE MANTICORE.

Davies, Robertson.

NY: VIKING. 1972. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1972. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. First American Edition. ADVANCE READING COPY. Near fine, but for neatly mended 3"-inch tear at edge of rear cover, in brown pictorial printed wrappers. The mend resembles a faint crease more than a tear. Spine mildly age toned with trace of shelf wear. ) SECOND book in the Deptford trilogy. ; 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" .

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The Manticore (Deptford Trilogy)

Robertson Davies

2012-11-13. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore

Robertson Davies

2007-05-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The manticore: A novel

Davies, Robertson

Macmillan of Canada. Hardcover. 077050891X Signed Canadian first edition, first printing. Signed on the title page by author. Published in 1972. First state jacket with no "7330" to rear of jacket. Jacket is in Very Good + condition. Jacket has a two 1/2 inch tear and a few smaller 1/4 inch tears. Minor wear to spine ends and edges of jacket. Jacket is unpriced. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Gift inscription on half title page. All books are marked down 35% until February 1, 2019. Start stocking up now! . Very Good.

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The Manticore (Deptford Trilogy)

Robertson Davies

2006-07-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore: A Novel

Davies, Robertson

Toronto, Ontario: Macmillan of Canada, 1972. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. Canadian First. Minor wear; previous owner's book plate on front end paper; otherwise a solid, clean copy with no marking or underlining; collectible condition; dust jacket is protected by a mylar cover..

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The Manticore

Robertson Davies

1977-01-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore (Deptford Trilogy)

Robertson Davies

2015-07-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

New York: The Viking Press, 1972. A legal thriller by one of Canada's greatest writers, "a master of transmutting exquisite English prose into high meloddama." A superb copy, free of wear, in a Mylar jacket cover.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/Fine. Illus. by Hal Siegel Dj Art. Octavo.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Toronto: Macmillan Of Canada, 1972. Hardcover. pp. 280. 8vo. Bound in full orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light edgewear, dampstain to spine and boards (text unaffected); good+ in good+ dustjacket showing short closed tears and creases to edges. SIGNED and inscribed by Robertson Davies on title page: "For Elizabeth Rifton with cordial wishes. December 6: St. Nicholas' 1973"

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THE MANTICORE.

Davies, Robertson.

NY: VIKING.. Fine. 1972. First American Edition. 0670453137 . Close to fine in a like dj. (1/2"-inch tear at head of front cover. Mild bump at one corner tip. No fading to light sensitive orange hue on spine of dj.) SECOND book in the Deptford trilogy. .

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The manticore: A novel

Robertson Davies

Macmillan of Canada, 1972-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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THE MANTICORE

Davies, Robertson

Toronto, Canada: Macmillan of Canada, 1972. 280 pp. Black endpapers. Orange cloth with gilt titles. Black illustrated DJ. Wear along the edges. Near Fine/VG. First Canadian Edition.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

London: MacMillan London, 1973 1973 MacMillan London first UK, near fine, no writing or marks, unclipped dj has slight curl to upper edge and two very small chips as well as a light crease to the front inner panel. No writing or marks, . grey endpapers, mauve boards, silver lettering, May be unread.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

London: Macmillan of London , 1973. - first UK ( British ) edition - faint scratch on fore edge text block else fine in fine, flawless dj.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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THE MANTICORE

Davies, Robertson

[New York]: Viking, 1972. Cloth and boards. First US edition. Fine, in very good, lightly rubbed dust jacket with small closed nicks at top edge of upper panel.

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The Manticore

Robertson Davies

1972-04-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

London: MacMillan, 1973. (UK) 1st British edition. No markings, tow tiny spots to top edge of pages, hint of spine slant, otherwsie Very Good used copy in unclipped Good dust jacket with several edge tears and a bit ofrubbign to edges of DJ; DJ is in mylar sleeve. Boards, 310pp. This is the second book in his Deptford Trilogy: David Staunton consults an analyst to understand the grotesque circumstances surrounding the death of his glamorous father. (1.8 JM FO 15/2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

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The manticore: A novel

Robertson Davies

1972-06-05. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Penguin Classics, 2006. Softcover. New. Printed Pages: 0. The Manticore Davies, Robertson

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The Manticore (Deptford Trilogy)

Robertson Davies

2006-07-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

New York: Viking, 1972. Nice copy with some faint colour offset inside boards, slightest of bump on two corners, and a small bit of fade bottom of spine. Unclipped DJ has a few tiny nicks and some small chips bottom of spine, minor creasing (from inside, a stain is evident). In archival plastic protector. Size: 64mo - up to 3" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus.

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the Canada Chronicles: A Four -year Hitchhiking Odyssey

Jackson, Matthew (SIGNED)

Calgary, Al: Summit Studios, 2004. Foreword by Pat Morrow. The ultimate Canadian road trip. 393 pp. plus: Acknowledgements, Selected Readings, Ordering Information, Author's Note. Book is printed on heavy stock and weighs over 2 1/2 lb. and may incur extra shipping costs. Book has gift dedication from Pat [presumably Morrow] signed by author. Book is profuselly illustrated by author/photographer. Bookseller's Inventory # 170968.. Inscribed By Author. No Edition Stated, Presumed 1st. Grey Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Author. 8vo - over 7¾" -. Association /Dedication Copy.

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The Manticore

Robertson Davies

1977-01-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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THE MANTICORE

Davies, Robertson

New York: The Viking Press, 1972. 310 pp. Yellow endpapers. Quarter brown cloth with green and black titles. Black DJ with orange titles and colour illustration. Not price-clipped. Light wear along the edges. VG+/VG+. First American Edition. Very Good+/Very Good+.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

New York: Viking Adult, 1972. Advance Reading Copy. Softcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Advance Reading Copy. Advance Reading Copy of first edition. Square with tight binding, clean and bright pages. No writing or marks. No evidence of reading wear. Pictorial paper wraps are edge rubbed but no chips, tears or creases. Some foxing along exterior edges of pages (visible when closed). Novel by Canadian author William Robertson Davies (1913-1995) . The book is cast in the form of a Jungian analysis. 8.5" tall; 310 pages.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Toronto, ON, Canada: Macmillan of Canada, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus in Very Good DJ. 8vo, Orange boards with gilt letters. The corners and the spine are sharp. Grey endpapers. DJ has three tears to one half inch. FIRST EDITION. The number 7330 is on the rear panel. 280 pages.

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Enterprise in a Free Society

Clare E. Griffin

Richard D. Irwin, 1949. First edition. Near Fine book in a Very Good to Near Fine dust jacket.

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THE MANTICORE

DAVIES, Robertson

London: Mamillan, 1973. Mauve boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket panels rippled (not from damp) else fine, flap price intact. The second volume of the Deptford Trilogy and the 1972 winner of the Governor-General's Award for Fiction. A nice copy of a cheaply made perfect bound book which usually shows wear.. First UK printing. Hardcover.

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THE MANTICORE

DAVIES, Robertson

Toronto: MacMillan, 1972. (CAD) First Edition No markings, pages clean, hinges tight, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket with a couple of minor edge faults, and a small chip to the head of spine.; Dj is in mylar sleeve. This is the first state dustjacket without the number 7330 to the back panel. Vermilion red cl, 280pp. Charcoal Grey endpapers. This is the second book in his Deptford Trilogy: David Staunton consults an analyst to understand the grotesque circumstances surrounding the death of his glamorous father. (1.8 JM HOZ 402/2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Manticore

DAVIES, Robertson

New York: Viking, 1972. First. paperback. fine/fine. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Viking, (1972). First American Edition.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Penguin Classics, 2006. Softcover. New. Printed Pages: 0.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1972. 1st U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ. 8vo, Green and brown boards with green and black letters. FIRST EDITION. The corners are sharp. DJ is price clipped and has a one eighth inch tear. 310 pages.

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The Manticore

DAVIES, Robertson

New York: The Viking Press, 1972. First U.S edition. Hardcover. First printing. The second book in the Deptford trilogy. A near fine copy in a near fine price clipped dust jacket.

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Manticore, the

Davies Robertson

New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1972. Hard Cover. 0670453137 . First Edition, Previous owner's blind stamp and date on front free end-paper, otherwise very clean, tight copy. Green hardboards with burgundy cloth spine. DJ unclipped with small crease at the bottom of the front flap, minor edgewear. Protected by a Brodart jacket protector. Second Book in the DEPTFORD SERIES. In which David Staunton continues his psycho-analysis in Zurich and falls in love with his analyst, Dr Helena Von Haller ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 310 pages .

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THE MANTICORE

DAVIES, Robertson

Toronto: MacMillan, 1972. (CAD) First Edition No markings, fading just to the spine and to the exreme edges of the covers where unprotected by the dustjacket, strip of fading to the back cover near the spine, pages clean, hinges tight, Good used copy in Fair dust jacket with rubbing to edges and a 1" tear to the head of spine and a longer closed tear to the base of the spine.; Dj is in mylar sleeve. This is the first state dustjacket without the number 7330 to the back panel. Vermilion red cl, 280pp. Charcoal Grey endpapers. This is the second book in his Deptford Trilogy: David Staunton consults an analyst to understand the grotesque circumstances surrounding the death of his glamorous father. (1.8 JM FO 8/6. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Ahearn, Allen and Patricia.

Rockville, MD: Quill and Brush, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Volume One. Compiled by Allen Ahearn and Patricia Ahearn. Rockville, MD: Quill and Brush, (c1990). Hardcover. Issued without a dust jacket. 594 pages. Very good. Price lists for authors: James Agee, Edward Albee, Truman Capote, Don DeLillo, T.S. Eliot, William Faulkner, Robinson Jeffers, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, John Steinbeck, Thomas Pynchon, Colin Wilson and many more. 0961049499

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Penguin Classics, 2006. Paperback. New. 7.71 x 5.07 cm.

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1972. Hardcover. near fine. 1st Canadian Edition. (8),280pp. Octavo. Original orange cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Slight shelf wear. Dust jacket is mostly unmarked except for a crease along the top edge and very minor chipping. near fine This is the 1st canadian edition in 2nd issued dust jacket. 1972

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

New York: Viking Press, 1972. Hardcover. very good. 1st U.S. edition. 310pp. Octavo. Original green boards with black and green lettered brown spine in dust jacket. Top edge green. very good 1972

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1972. Hardcover. near fine. 1st Canadian Edition. (8),280pp. Octavo. Original orange cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket has half inch closed tear on top of front, a small amount of chipping and a 1 inch round abrasion on the front cover. near fine This is the 1st canadian edition in 2nd issued dust jacket. 1972

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The Manticore

Davies, Robertson

Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1972. Hardcover. very good. 1st Canadian Edition. (8),280pp. Octavo. Original red cloth with gilt lettering on spine in dust jacket. Minor wear to dust jacket with minor chips to top of spine. very good This is the 1st canadian edition in 2nd issued dust jacket. 1972

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