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V.S. NAIPAUL: AN INTRODUCTION TO HIS WORK - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN by  Paul Theroux - First Edition - 1972 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 3509)

V.S. NAIPAUL: AN INTRODUCTION TO HIS WORK - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN

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V.S. NAIPAUL: AN INTRODUCTION TO HIS WORK - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN

by Theroux, Paul

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1972. First Edition. Glowing critical volume on the work of the late Trinidadian Nobel Prize-winner, by his then-literary protégé Theroux. First Impression. Octavo (22.25cm); blue paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 144pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced £1.95 net).

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3509
Title
V.S. NAIPAUL: AN INTRODUCTION TO HIS WORK - WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE LAID IN
Author
Theroux, Paul
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Andre Deutsch
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1972

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