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Synopsis: Janna enters a time of emotional turmoil when an unexpected love affair compels her to confront long-hidden facets of her life and personality
Title: If the Old Could.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 1984
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First american.
Book Description Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition First Printing. shelf 373, rare signed first editon, on the title page signed "Jane Somers and Doris Lessing) dust jacket has light rubbing along edges and spine tips, dust jacket has protective mylar cover, No previous owner name, no marks, no underlining, not ex library, not price clipped, not a remainder, not a book club copy. Signed by Author-not Personali. Seller Inventory # 102544
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 250 pages. A novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author, published under a pseudonym as a stunt, to show the treatment of books by unknown authors. ''I wanted to highlight that whole dreadful process in book publishing that 'nothing succeeds like success,' '' she said in a recent telephone conversation from London. ''If the books had come out in my name, they would have sold a lot of copies and reviewers would have said, 'Oh, Doris Lessing, how wonderful.' As it is, there were almost no reviews, and the books sold about 1,500 copies here and scarcely 3,000 copies each in the United States.''--Lessing, in the New York Times, September 23, 1984. Lessing's long-time British publisher declined to publish either of the two 'Jane Somers' novels before they knew the author was Lessing. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some wear at the corners. Signed by the author as Doris Lessing. Signed By Author. Seller Inventory # 150830
Book Description New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. F/VG. DJ has light edge wear, light edge creasing and some rubbing. 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 Lessing & INSCRIBED to Gatenby, and dated "October 1991". A unique Association Copy. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 026364
Book Description KNOPF. NY 1984, 1984. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. First American Edition. REVIEW COPY. (Slip laid-in) SIGNED by Doris Lessing on the title page. Near fine in a fine dj. (Light foxing at edges) Nobel Prize laureate. Seller Inventory # 9092
Book Description Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Fine in Fine, Flawless, Signed in archival protection. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004650