In 1869, an exiled Russian novelist returns to St Petersburg to collect the effects of his dead stepson. But his papers have fallen into the hands of the Tsarist police, and the novelist is drawn into an underworld of suspicion and revolution as an anarchist wave of terror overtakes the city.In 1869, an exiled Russian novelist returns to St Petersburg to collect the effects of his dead stepson. But his papers have fallen into the hands of the Tsarist police, and the novelist is drawn into an underworld of suspicion and revolution as an anarchist wave of terror overtakes the city.Read Less
As New in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) 1st Printing. pp. 250. From an auction of modern first editions-which included a complete Auction Lot of Coetzee titles--and with the auction tag laid into the book--an As New copy in a fine and unclipped dustjacket. This copy is signed by the author on the title page--signature only. This is an unread copy with the crispness of a brand new book. Protected in an acrylic dustjacket covering. Flawless gift quality--tight and clean. Coetzee is a Nobel Laureate.
Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author First U.S. edition, hardcover. 250 pages. Fine unread in a fine dust jacket. Mylar cover on jacket. Signed by author on publisher's bookplate, attached to front free endpaper.
Fine. Uncorrected Proof. 4to. Signed by Author. 250 pp. Signed inscription by Coetzee on the title-page. Uncorrected bound proof in card covers. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, else an unusually fine copy.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo. Inscribed by the Author Gilt lettered blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed on the title page "For Greg with all good wishes JM Coetzee" Hard to see ink name on dark endpaper o/w a fine copy with no obvious faults.
Octavo, [vi], 250 pages. Papered boards; edges lightly browned; an excellent copy with the lightly scuffed and creased dustwrapper. Inscribed and signed by the author to Colin Steele. [Approximately 20 other books and journals signed by the Nobel Prize-winner are in stock].
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