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Book Description
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo, pp. xvi, 400 + b/w plates. Blue-grey boards, spine lettered in gilt. Heavy bump to head of spine, bruising to heel. Edges toned, nick to fore-edge of pp. 371-2. Flat-signed in blue pen by Morpurgo to ffep. Short closed tear to bottom edge of one plate (bwn pp. 144 & 145). Else, clean and tidy. A very good copy, unusual with the author’s signature.
Dealer Notes
Professor Jack E. Morpurgo (1918-2000) was Director-General of the National Book League and Professor of American Literature at the University of Leeds. A significant portion of his career was spent under the tutelage of the founder of Penguin Books, Allen Lane, whose biography he also wrote.
Author MORPURGO, J. E.
Date 1972
Publisher London: Longman Group Limited
Condition Very good

Price: £35.00

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