Like Byatt's bestselling Possession, these two fascinating novellas are set in the 14th-century, weaving reality and romance. Whether it be a young ...Show synopsisLike Byatt's bestselling Possession, these two fascinating novellas are set in the 14th-century, weaving reality and romance. Whether it be a young woman in a country parsonage or a rare butterfly gleaming in the forests of the Amazon, Byatt's exquisite narrative questions whether in fact nature--human or otherwise--can ever be captured and tamed.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Size: b-7206; Good reading copy with all pages and...Fair. Size: b-7206; Good reading copy with all pages and binding in tact. Heavy signs of use including wear to cover. Quick response.
Description:Very Good+ Very Good+ Dust Jacket. Stated first U.S. Trade...Very Good+ Very Good+ Dust Jacket. Stated first U.S. Trade Edition. Very good+ hardcover in very good+ dust jacket. With deckle-edge pages. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards, text also very good+. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. A very nice copy!
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING + LIKE...Fine in fine dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING + LIKE NEW CONDITION + ORIGINAL HARDBACK FORMAT, PROTECTED BY A MYLAR COVER; COLLECTING BOOKS SINCE 1988, SELLING BOOKS SINCE 2008. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 339 p. Audience: General/trade.
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Publisher: Random House,
Description:Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo. 0679405127. First American...Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo. 0679405127. First American Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author A. S. Byatt directly on the title page; A collection of two novellas set in the mid-19th century. The first, "Morpho Eugenia, " is a Gothic fable that explores the multiple themes of earthly paradise and Darwin's theories of breeding and sexuality. "The Conjugal Angel, " a philosophical ghost story, bizarre and comic, is reminiscent of Possession, Byatt's 1990 Booker Prize winner.
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author...Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Byatt on the title page. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Two novellas. Actual image of the book; not a stock photo
Description:Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. Random...Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. Random House. 1993. 339 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Signed by the author on the title page. DJ in excellent shape, unclipped and with no tears present. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. 692; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 339 pages; Signed by Author.
Description:Very Good. 8vo. Signed by Author 337pp, patterned endpapers,...Very Good. 8vo. Signed by Author 337pp, patterned endpapers, brown silk bookmark ribbon. Or brown leather beautifully decorated with butterflies in gilt, all edges gilt. A couple of tiny scuffs to gilt on bottom edge, previous owners name/date on page listing author's other works. Signed by author on limitation page. Franklin Signed First Edition.
I have read everything I have been able to get from A S Byatt. This book was a dissapointment.
I couldn't get into the first novella and now I'm reading the second. Maybe it is me - but they don't really excite me.
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