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Título: Lempriere's Dictionary
Editorial: Sinclair-Stevenson, London
Año de publicación: 1991
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good
Edición: First Edition
This is a true UK first edition / first printing, with the words 'Published in Great Britain.1991' (and no later edition stated). A dazzling historical novel, about the creation of John Lempriere's Bibliotheca Classica. It won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1992. This copy is not price clipped, and has no inscriptions.The page edges are somewhat yellowed, and there are several specks of foxing. Overall, a very pleasing copy, We protect all our books with a removable plastic cover, and send them with care. N° de ref. de la librería 001211
Sinopsis: A novel which blends history with fiction and crime with reality.
"Historical fiction of mesmerizing complexity... It is a masterpiece" ( Daily Mail)
"A love story and a story of fantastic adventure, it is also a hugely comic novel" ( Sunday Times)
"A dazzling linguistic and formal achievment" (Salman Rushdie)
"Poised, superbly inventive and gripping. With Lemprière's Dictionary the precocious author has catapulted himself into the premier league of English fiction writing" ( Observer)
"Extravagantly spectacular...myriad wonders and pleasures abound....superbly entertaining" ( Washington Post)
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