Item Detail

Item Number 9343
Title In The Suicide Mountains
Author Gardner, John
Condition F/F
Publisher Alfred A Knopf
Place Published New York
Date Published 1977
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing with subtle, lovely drawn illustrations for the jacket, endpapers and pastedowns, and throughout the text. SIGNED by the author on a front end page. F/F. A visit to a magical world where the abbot of an ancient monastery teaches 3 people in anguish who came there intending to commit suicide that things are not always as they seem - and that they should take another look at life. Loosely laid in is a copy of a newspaper article about Mr. Gardner kicking off a lecture series at Radford College and signing books afterwards. Book is bound in blue paper over boards with quarter white cloth spine area, with gilt spine printing, and with publisher's purple upper page edges. The book is Fine - very tight (probably unread), straight, clean, with no markings other than the author's signature, and no soiling or wear. The dustjacket is also Fine - price intact, clean, unfaded, and with no soil or wear, chips or tears. ; Jacket and text drawings; 8-5/8" x 7-3/4"; pgs not #d pages; Signed by Author
LoC or ISBN 0394418808
Keyword(s) Fantasy,Adventure,Magical Worlds,Signed by author,wise teacher
Category(ies) 1st & Limited Editions - Signed,General Fiction 1sts,Horror Sci-Fi Fantasy 1sts
Price $346.50