The Summer Before the Dark

by Lessing, Doris

Doris Lessing was born of British parents in Persia, in 1919, and moved with her family to Southern Rhodesia when she was five years old. She went to England in 1949 and has lived there ever since. She is the author of more than thirty books—novels, stories, reportage, poems, and plays. In 2007, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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The Summer Before the Dark

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by Doris Lessing

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1973
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Jonathan Cape, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 240 pages. A novel by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Top corners bumped. A middle-aged woman's search for freedom.
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1983
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LESSING, Doris: The Summer Before the Dark. New York, Vintage Books, 1983. Stated First Vintage Books Edition, March 1983. Paperback, 247 pp. Subject: Novel / Fiction & Literature. Condition: Good. Evident wear to the covers and pages. Pen-marked, but readable text found on pages 163 and 194. All remaining pages clean… Read more about this item
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1973
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1973. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0394484282 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Creases to front flap. Short tear to jacket crown at front panel. ; ; 7.90 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; 273 pages .
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1973
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NY: Knopf. NF. 1973. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. First U.S. edition bound in black cloth. Book about fine, dj has a $1. 00 price stamped on the inner flap but still retains the original uncl ipped $6.95 price. Dj has light rubbing at the spine tips. .
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1973
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KNOPF. NY 1973. Very Good. 1973. First Edition. First American Edition. "First" state of UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED by Doris Lessing on the title page. A very good+ copy in plain blue printed wrappers. (Title inked on spine. Mild spine lean. trifle foxing at top edge. Remnants of a routing label on cover) Nobel Prize laureate. .
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by Doris Lessing

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Jonathan Cape, 1973-01-01. Hardcover. Like New. 1973, stated First Published 1973. Like new condition.
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1973
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London: Jonathan Cape Ltd.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0224008323 . A UK first edition of Doris Lessing's 1973 novel, centered around her middle-aged Kate Brown character. Kate's well-ordered life is upended when her husband must go abroad for his work and she must adapt to life without companionship. --- In… Read more about this item
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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. 1973. Later printing. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Dampstaining to lower end of spine. Hardcover. Very Good.
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Knopf, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. First American edition, originally published in Great Britain. Small remainder mark on bottom. This novel looks at a mid-life transition during a single summer. 275p. Doris May Lessing (1919-2013) was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She won the Nobel Prize in 2007.… Read more about this item
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1973
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1973 Red top stain. Stated first edition. Unclipped jacket in Brodart sleeve with crease to corner of interior flap. Clean interior. Square binding.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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1973
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. First printing. A novel from this Nobel Prize winning author. A fine copy with bright red topstain in a very near fine dust jacket.
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THE SUMMER BEFORE THE DARK

by Doris Lessing

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1973
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1973. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394484282 . Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Bumping at spine crown/heel and top of front/rear panels. 1/2 inch open tear at bottom of front panel. ; 7.9 X 5.1 X 0.8 inches; 273 pages .
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1973. Cloth/dust jacket and Mylar wrapped Octavo. Hardcover. Good/good. black cloth, silver lettering, dust jacket, 273 pp, pre publication edition, foxing to fore edges, small tear to dj, spine cocked Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Very good in very good dustwrapper. Solid hardcover copy. Stamp on front end paper. Dustwrapper rubbed with some soiling. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more… Read more about this item
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1973
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1971
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1971. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Lessing on the title page. Just-beginning page toning; dustjacket with very faint beginning toning on the flaps' topedges. Bright copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.Lessing's fourth novel. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more about this item
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