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The Spore

Mourier, Pierre-Francois; Khazeni, Dorna (translator)

ISBN 10: 0976150999 / ISBN 13: 9780976150992
Published by Martin Muller Books, San Francisco, 2010
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Octavo in tan cloth and off white paper in off white dust jacket; 247 p. Translated from the French by Dorna Khazeni; "What can lead a bookish Latin professor to commit ritual murder? A forgotten crypt, a decomposing mummy, an obscure manuscript, a strange confession signed by one of the greatest philosophers of Antiquity. A murder mystery that reveals the secret history of good and evil. This si the story of the Great Wound, from the beginning, at the dawn of humanity, before God, before the Devil. There was only the spore." - from jacket. Translated from the French by Dorna Khazeni. This book appears to have been gifted to attendees of a dinner honoring Jacques Villeglé. Villeglé "is a French mixed-media artist and affichiste famous for his alphabet with symbolic letters and decollage with ripped or lacerated posters." - Wikipedia. Fine copy in fine, unclipped dust jacket protected in mylar; jacket is clean and free of edge wear; cloth is clean and free of fraying; light 1/4" tear to paper on front cover else paper is clean; boards are free of bumps; small label neatly placed at tail of half-title page with details of a "Dinner in Honor Jacques Villeglé, On Thursday, May 5, 2011, At Bix Restaurant, Modernism, San Francisco"'; pages are clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square. First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 84533

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Title: The Spore

Publisher: Martin Muller Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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