Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo; , [1-2] 3-184 pages. 0670427896. A sharp First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; Author's fourth novel. A compelling story written in spare and simple prose about a man who is unwillingly caught in a war in South Africa. J. M. Coetzee won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. This novel won the 1983 Booker Prize.
Fine. Signed by author. 48 p. First Chapter S...Audience: General/trade. Oak Tree Fine Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Signed limited edition, number 318 of 300. Fine without dust jacket or slipcase (as issued). Opening segment of the book with woodcuts by Colbert Mashile. Volume 1 in Oak Tree Fine Press' First Chapter Series. Signed by Author
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author Overall, a tight, clean copy of the First U.S. edition of the author's first Booker Prize Winner. Coetzee also won the Booker for "Disgrace". Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the second free endpaper. 184 pp.
First American edition of the author's first Booker Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The South African novelist J.M. Coetzee is the recipient of the 1985 Prix Femina Étranger, the 1999 Book Prize, and the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He has been described as "inarguably the most celebrated and decorated" living writer in the Anglosphere (Poplak, 2013). Life & Times of Michael K. won the 1983 Booker Prize for its depiction of an arduous journey from civil war-ridden urban South Africa to the chracter's mother's rural birthplace, during apartheid era, in the 1970-80s.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Inscribed & Dated by Author First US edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Coetzee on the title page. "Jere-best wishes J.M. Coetzee March 1984." "Booker Prize winner 1984" sticker on the front panel. of dustjacket. Spine edge cloth minimally rubbed, beginning foxing on the topedge; dustjacket with touch of shelfwear at the spine bottom edge, narrow surface scratch on the front panel. Tight copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Good in Very Good jacket. Book Flat signed by the author on the title page. The jacket is edge worn and the corners are slightly rubbed. The top page edges show faint foxing and there is light foxing at the top of the front and rear paste downs. The binding is straight and tight.
First British edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful, unread copy. Winner of the 1983 Booker Prize. Signed by the author on the title page. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
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