0394512243 SIGNED American first edition, first printing. Published by Knopf in 1980. Signed on the title page by the author! The jacket is in Very Good+ condition and is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. Small half inch tear to bottom right corner, with a little associated creasing. The book itself is in Fine condition with no bumps or marks. The binding is straight and tight. Remainder stamp. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage. ; Signed by Author All books are marked down 40% until February 1, 2019. Start stocking up now!. Bookseller Inventory # 8502534
Synopsis: Kate Armstrong, a successful English journalist and mother of grown children, faces that moment when--the emotional life of her young womanhood at an end--she must enter her later years with intelligence, understanding, and strength
About the Author: Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire in 1939, and is the younger sister of A.S. Byatt. Margaret's novel THE MILLSTONE won the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize and she was granted a Society of Author's Travelling Fellowship in the mid-1960's. She received the James Tait Black and the E.M. Forster awards, and was awarded the CBE in 1980. She has three children and lives in London with her second husband, biographer Michael Holroyd.
Title: The Middle Ground
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 1980
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. VG/VG. Lightly bumped spine ends, and light shelf wear. DJ has light edge wear, light edge creasing, light toning, light scoring, and light rubbing. Publisher's colophon stamp to top edge. First US Edition. First Printing. This book is from the extensive Gatenby Collection amassed over 30 years . Gatenby was the founding artistic director of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, a hugely successful annual event that helped "Time Magazine" declare that Gatenby had made Toronto one of the literary capitals of the world. He also directed the readings at Harbourfront in Toronto, and is the author of "Literary Guide to Toronto," among other books. Gatenby signature and date on ffep. SIGNED by Drabble. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 019396
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First US Edition. SIGNED by author on full title page. "The Middle Ground is very much a novel of today. It is a celebration of the pleasures and dangers of London life in all its variety, seen through the eyes of a group of friends." Ships same or next business day. Bookplate of noted collector, Rolland Comstock, on paste-down endpaper. Remainder stamp on tail edge. Spine is slightly skewed and loose, bumps and small tears on top corners, small bump on spine head, light crease on back free endpaper. Pages are clean and tight. Dust jacket protected in archival plastic cover. DJ has minor edge and shelf wear, small tan stain on back cover, lightly tanned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 50511