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The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown/the Day of the Scorpion/the Towers of Silence/a Division of the Spoils by  Paul Scott - Hardcover - Hardcover Re-Issue / Later Printing - 1984 - from West Side Book Shop, ABAA (SKU: 006769)

The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown/the Day of the Scorpion/the Towers of Silence/a Division of the Spoils

The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown/the Day of the Scorpion/the Towers of Silence/a Division of the Spoils by  Paul Scott - Hardcover - Hardcover Re-Issue / Later Printing - 1984 - from West Side Book Shop, ABAA (SKU: 006769)
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The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown/the Day of the Scorpion/the Towers of Silence/a Division of the Spoils

by Scott, Paul

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0688042120
ISBN 13
9780688042127
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New York, NY: William Morrow & Co, 1984 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover Re-Issue / Later Printing. Large Thick Octavo. One Volume Publication (4 novels in One book). Each novel is separately paginated, with prefatory table of contents, paper is fine vellum. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, text block with 1" shelf-wear (darkening) on bottom foreedge, Red illustrated DJ with minor crease across rear panel, else Fine in Acetate protector. Unclipped DJ price $25.00. .

Synopsis

The Raj Quartet is a four-volume novel sequence, written by Paul Scott, about the concluding years of the British Raj in India. The series was written during the period 1965–75. The Times called it "one of the most important landmarks of post-war fiction. " The story of The Raj Quartet begins in 1942. World War II is at its zenith, and in South East Asia, the Allied forces have suffered great losses.

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Bookseller
West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
006769
Title
The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown/the Day of the Scorpion/the Towers of Silence/a Division of the Spoils
Author
Scott, Paul
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
Hardcover Re-Issue / Later Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0688042120
ISBN 13
9780688042127
Publisher
William Morrow & Co
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
1984
Keywords
British India - post-WW II fiction,
Bookseller catalogs
LITERATURE;
Size
Large Thick Octavo

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