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The Bird of Night

Hill, Susan


1st Edition

Black cloth boards with blind stamp to upper board (as issued) and gilt lettering to spine. Top stain red. With small triangular sticker and a decorative book plate from travel and wine writer Stephen Brook to paste-down. Priced in purple marker to f.e.e. and with another price stamped to half-title. Price on dust jacket flap crossed out with new price added in purple. Closed tear to fold of head of lower panel. Jacket design by Sam Salant. *** Stated first American edition. One of Susan Hill’s most acclaimed novels: it was her only book to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the 1972 Whitbread Award.

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Book Details

AuthorHill, Susan
PublisherSaturday Review Press
Publisher Year1973
Book ConditionNear Fine
Jacket ConditionFine
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition