The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian novel written by Margaret Atwood in 1985. It depicts a totalitarian world known as Gilead, portraying the subjection of women in a patriarchal society. The near-future New England setting illustrates a bleak portrayal of the world after the United States is overthrown by a fundamentalist group. Society is reorganized by the regime using a peculiar interpretation of some Old Testament ideas, and a new militarized, hierarchical model of social and religious fanaticism among its newly created social classes. The novel follows the story of a young woman, Offred, who struggles to maintain her identity. It depicts the rebellion of the women in her social class as their ability to read, write, own property, or handle money are lost. Most significantly, women are deprived of control over their own reproductive functions.The Handmaid's Tale was nominated for the first-ever Man Booker International Prize representing the best writers in contemporary fiction. Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 35 internationally acclaimed works of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. Her numerous awards include the Governor General’s Award for The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Giller Prize and Italian Premio Mondello for Alias Grace. The Handmaid’s Tale, Cat’s Eye, Alias Grace, and Oryx and Crake were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, which she won with The Blind Assassin. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been awarded the Norwegian Order of Literary Merit and the French Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres among many others; she is a Foreign Honorary Member for Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Toronto.

First Edition Identification and Notes

McClelland and Stewart published a 1st edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985, as a hardcover in Toronto, Canada. A true first printing includes "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women" on the dust jacket. In 1986 Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, published the first US edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1986.Jonathan Cape published the first UK edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1986.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

The Folio Society published a limited edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 2012, London. The hardcover edition features unique illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso, in full-color.

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1986
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THE HANDMAID'S TALE

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by Atwood, Margaret

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The Handmaid's Tale

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The Handmaid's Tale

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1986
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THE HANDMAID'S TALE

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The Handmaid's Tale

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. First American printing, near fine hardcover shows a very faint stain at page fore edges and some other mild trace wear, in near fine dust jacket (price at flap) that shows light wrinkling at spine head and toning to perimeter of rear panel and… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Bren-Books.com
Published
1986
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780395404256
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1986 Houghton Mifflin FIRST edition of Atwood's acclaimed futuristic novel. This book is in VG/VG condition. The HB is clean with a long inscription on the ffep. The DJ is unclipped and has minor wear at the spine ends. … Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale -by Margaret Atwood ( Ist edition )

by Atwood, Margaret

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Leonard Shoup
Published
1985
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Near Fine (see desciption)
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First Edition
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9780771008139
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Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON.: McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing , 1985. -----------hardcover, a Very Good+/Near Fine example with a bit of light rubbing at spine tips, ink name and number on half-title page, in a Good dustjacket with a bit of light rubbing, some short closed tears, small chips, looks quite nice with… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by MARGARET ATWOOD

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JMC BOOKS
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1985
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Fine
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Second printing
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9780771008139
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A fine first edition Second printing of the first Canadian edition in a fair Dust. Staining to lower spine and 2cm tear to front lower left corner, shown in picture. It is otherwise intact and not price-clipped.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Dinah Moe's Bookshop
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1986
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Fine in very good dust jacket. Previous owner's initials on flyleaf. Stamp on title page else fine. Comes with publisher's book
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9780395404256
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$125.00

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Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Previous owner's initials on flyleaf. Stamp on title page else fine. Comes with publisher's book card.. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 311 p. Audience: General/trade.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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DrPanglossBooks
Published
1986
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Very Good-
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first edition U.S.
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9780395404256
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$115.95

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first U.S. edition first printing hardcover in correct publisher's dust jacket; no prior owner marks; minimal age tone; tight bind; clean 1/4 cloth cover bright titling; little rub wear at spine ends and corner tips; dj has some sunning along spine and top panel edges; dj edge wear:small nicks at spine ends, short tear at spine heel; flap price… Read more
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THE HANDMAID'S TALE

by Atwood, Margaret

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M & A Simper Bookbinders
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2017
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Fine
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First thus.; Third Printing
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$108.17

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London: Folio Society. Fine. 2017. First thus.; Third Printing. Hardcover. With a new introduction by the author and colour plates by Anna and Elena Balbusso, front endpaper is Red, the rear endpaper is Black, A fine copy in fine slipcase. The classic dystopian novel. ; 240 x 160mm; xviii, 318 pages .
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Hard Lessons: Understanding and Addressing the Dangerous Challenges Facing Today's Youth

by Woodhouse, Dr. Lauren J. (SIGNED)

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Lower Beverley Better Books
Published
2000
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As New
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True 1st Can. Ed., 1st Printing
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9780771576829
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$110.00

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Toronto: Macmillan Canada, 2000. True 1st Can. Ed., 1st Printing . Card Cover. As New/French Flaps. 9" X 6 . Number line: 1 2 3 4 5 PC 04 03 02 01 00. Acknowledgements. Author's Note. Poem - Uninvited Stranger. Foreword by Terry Dreaddy,… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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Small World Books, LLC
Published
1986
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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9780395404256
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$110.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Unmarked, Clean And Solid Copy In Clean Moderately Shelf Worn Dust Jacket, Price On Flap $16.95. Dj Now In A Protective Mylar Jacket.
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