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1 Crowley, John Antiquities : Seven Stories
Seattle, WA, U.S.A. Incunabula 1993 0963363727 / 9780963363725 First Edition, First Printing Cloth 
As New in an As New dustjacket. Bound in full brown cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt; the front panel in blind. Octavo. 100pps., plus a colophon. A flawless, collector's-quality copy -- still in the publisher's shrinkwrap: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. Yet to be opened and yet to be read. One of only 1,000 copies of the first edition. ".Here are rarities: seven stories by a writer known best for work in long forms, a writer who hasn't often turned his hand to stories. Here are stories from every period of his career, in an array of genres: here are a little legend from the middle ages, a parody of those beloved Edwardian travellers' tales, an imagined moment from the life of an English poet and a visit from an English novelist. Here are a ghost story about memory, and an SF story, also about memory. And a final fable about how only the brave deserve the fair. The seven stories here collected for the first time are distinct pieces with different ambitions -- some bright gems, some dark -- but read them and discover the subtle lights that link them, the obsessive themes of twenty years in a writer's life: memory, time, loss, and the hope in writing." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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