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On Going to Bed

Burgess, Anthony

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ISBN 10: 0896592804 / ISBN 13: 9780896592803
Published by Abbeville Press, New York, 1982
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Hardcover with dustjacket. 8vo. First edition. Book is in fine condition. Jacket is in near fine condition; there is mottling to inner side that is not visible unless jacket is removed. Otherwise a clean copy; crisp and bright with numerous illustrations from a wide selection of artists throughout history. Not price-clipped. 95 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 13318

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Title: On Going to Bed

Publisher: Abbeville Press, New York

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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From front dust jacket flap: "Children must be coerced into it, enthusastists leap into it, many of us have to be dragged out of it. Bed. ... an irresistible combination of pictures and prose, tells us much of what goes on in bed - a subject that tickles nearly everyone's curiosity. Most of us were conceived in bed, spent the first months of childhood in bed, sleep one-third of our lives away in bed, and will probably end our days in bed, for, as the author says, 'few people die in chairs unless they are electric.' Anthony Burgess, author of the best-selling 'A Clockwork Orange' and 'Earthly Powers'l, here turns his investigatory talents to the fact and fancy, the history and psychology of beds and mankind..." SEE PHOTOS!!

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