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THE DAY OF CREATION by  J.G Ballard - Signed First Edition - 1987 - from johnson rare books & archives (SKU: 71763)

THE DAY OF CREATION

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THE DAY OF CREATION

by Ballard, J.G

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine
ISBN 10
0575041927
ISBN 13
9780575041929
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. This is copy 22 of 100 signed by J.G. Ballard. In this startling and miraculous novel by the visionary author of The Crystal World and Empire of the Sun, the narrator inadvertently causes a new river to well up from the parched earth of Central Africa, transforming a barren war zone into a luxuriant jungle. Octavo. Full black cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy, housed in the publisher's slipcase.

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Bookseller
johnson rare books & archives US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
71763
Title
THE DAY OF CREATION
Author
Ballard, J.G
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0575041927
ISBN 13
9780575041929
Publisher
Victor Gollancz Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1987
Keywords
Literature

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
First Edition
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fine
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Cloth
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New
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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