Tales of the South Pacific: James A. Michener Tales of the South Pacific: James A. Michener Tales of the South Pacific: James A. Michener Tales of the South Pacific: James A. Michener

Tales of the South Pacific

James A. Michener

Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947
Condition: Good Hardcover
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"Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener. First edition, first printing with a first issue dust jacket. Dust jacket is the variant with $3.00 price printed horizontally at base of front flap (no priority per Ahearn APG). The dust jacket illustrator's name is present vertically on the front panel. Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947. Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. 8vo, 326 pp.The dust jacket is in good condition. Moderate creasing and chipping to the edges, spine and flap folds. A large chip is missing from the front panel, affecting the author's name. A large chip is missing from the top edge of the rear panel around to the front panel. Sunning to the panels and spine. First edition points as follows: "First Printing" is stated on the top of the copyright page. Printed by "THE VAIL-BALLOU PRESS INC." is stated on the bottom of the copyright page. Book is bound in orange-beige cloth, with letters on spine stamped in blue and no design on the front. The book is in good plus to very good condition minus. The boards are well preserved with vibrant lettering on the spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper and previous owner's signature on front paste-down. The front board is cracked at the hinge at the title page, exposing the webbing underneath. Previous bookstore's sticker on the rear paste-down. The textblock is toned but clean. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. Inventory # (C12-4). Bookseller Inventory # 000727

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Title: Tales of the South Pacific

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York

Publication Date: 1947

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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