Nightspawn [First U.S. Edition]. John Banville.

Nightspawn [First U.S. Edition]

Very Good Minus / Very Good. Item #6611

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1971. First Edition. Octavo. 224 pages. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket. Ex-library with usual internal markings. Grey boards in red cloth with spine stamped in gilt.

Dust jacket is lightly chipped at extremities with some general spotting. Short closed tear to bottom of front flap with tape repair to verso. Three additional strips of tape to verso of jacket. Tape remnants to boards and preliminaries. Shelfwear to edges. Front free endpaper has been excise with cut affecting half title beneath, which is still attached at top three inches. Binding is sound.

Despite the flaws, a serviceable first edition of the author's second book.

Price: $45.00

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