The Four-Gated City

The Four-Gated City

Lessing, Doris

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Date Published: 1969
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 48206

Description

SIGNED. 613pp. Large octavo [24 cm] Black cloth over boards with a silver stamped title and design on the spine, and an embossed design on the front cover. Publisher's bright yellow top stain. The spine ends and corners of the covers are bumped (more so the spine ends). The edges of the covers are a bit dulled, and the endsheets are faded at the edges. The dust jacket is price-clipped, age-toned, and torn, with adhered paper strips backing the closed tears. The inside flaps are creased, and the rear inside flap has multiple light penciled notations.

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Inscribed by Doris Lessing on the title page. The inscription states, "As the Africans in my part of the world say: 'Go well!' Doris Lessing, 17.7.80..." Doris Lessing has also signed and dated a laid in postcard.



By This Author: Lessing, Doris
By This Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf