First edition of his second book. Fine in dust jacket which has very faint soiling. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: WATER MUSIC: A Novel.
Publisher: Little, Brown (1981).
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Fine
Book Description Atlantic Little Brown, Boston, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition stated. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 Book; binding tight, minor bumping to top and bottom edges with modest toning to boards else boards straight and clean; subtle red pen streak to top edge and two soil specks to bottom edge with mild bump to top corner first three pages else text free of marks, appears unread. Dust jacket ($15.95) has minor bumping and chipping to spine ends with mild rubbing to rear cover, pea sized soil spot and small label shadow to front cover with moderate toning to spine, 1/4" closed tear to top rear cover. Under archival quality mylar cover. Photos upon request. Packed well and shipped in a sturdy box. Seller Inventory # 112616WSC
Book Description Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston MA, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Boyle's novelistic debut presents two adventurers, Mungo Park and Ned Rise, moving through 18th Century London, Scotland and Africa in a ribald, horrifying and completely humorous tale. This copy is in excellent condition with tapedown residue on the inside cover and a 1/2" black mark on the top of the book block as the only issues, a stated first edition simply signed by Boyle at the Tucson Book Festival. The very good dustjacket shows some smudges and is price-intact and enclosed in archival, clear mylar covering.The book will be carefully wrapped and boxed for safe shipping. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 002199