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The Beggar by Naguib Mahfouz - Hardcover - Signed - 1990 - from Books For You and Biblio.co.nz

The Beggar

by Naguib Mahfouz

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good


New York: Doubleday, 1990. Book. Very Good +. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cream boards over red cloth spine. Minor edge wear, small dent to top back. Cream and maroon pictorial dj has small wrinkles near spine, and loss of color at corners, rubbing to fore edges. Inscribed "To Mrs._________ with the best regards, Naguib Mahfouz, 19-2-1991" on the half title page. First Doubleday edition, stated..


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