Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 9997411722. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 340 pages; 1953 Simon Schuster HC/DJ 2nd printing of the 1st US edition, Square, snug and very neat. No marks. Original wraparound illustration dust jacket is bright and clean with no fading or tears. Publication price of $3.95 intact on unclipped front flap. Only mild edge rubbing and a mild surface rub evident at the spine edge of the wraparound ills. Light crimping DJ spine ends and corners nicked a bit. Gordimer's 1st novel. Nice copy NF/VG+
Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Copyright date is 1953, 1st edition, 2nd printing, black and tan cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and on a blck back ground on the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, light browning and some light foxing to the inside cover front and back, NO JACKET, shelf wear to the edges and to the spine is minor, a very small dent on the top front board edge, a small wear spot on the back lower right near the groove, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid book with a black tint to the top page edges.
Very Good. Book A first edition novel by Nadine Gordimer. Signed by the author to the title page. Nadine Gordimer (born 20 November 1923) is a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. She was recognized as a woman who through her magnificent epic writing has in the words of Alfred Nobel been of very great benefit to humanity. Condition: In a red cloth binding in an unclipped dustwrapper in an acetate protective covering. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. There is some minor staining to the front board. Dustwrapper is generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean. There is an ink stamp to the recto of front free end papers and an author's signature to the title-page. Overall: GOOD in a VERY GOODdustwrapper.
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