Doubleday and Company, New York, 1974. Stated First Edition, First Printing Review copy stamped by Doubleday, accompanied with a Signed Card with a SHARK DRAWING by Peter Benchley.
Published by Doubleday and Company, New York, 1974. A handsome Near Fine example of the true first edition, first printing of this title with a Near Fine stunning unfaded dust jacket. Extremely scarce in this condition! Stated First Edition, First Printing with code 044 on page 311.
The book is in Near Fine condition with crisp black cloth boards and unfaded silver titles to spine. The boards are clean with sharp corners. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are a bright blue and have the requisite review copy stamp by Doubleday of With Compliments of Doubleday & Company Inc on the front paste down. The book will be accompanied by a SIGNED card with a SHARK DRAWING by Peter Benchley , and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity by JG Autographs.
Beautiful crisp, clean book appearing as unread. The original first edition dust jacket has benefited from slight restoration to the spine tips, and presents in near fine condition still retaining the strong vibrant unfaded hot red/orange titles to the spine. (The word Jaws on the spine typically fades to a soft orange or even a yellow tone).The jacket has no rips, no chips, no edgewear, no rubbing, no fading and no foxing. The item "SIGNED WITH A SHARK DRAWING NEAR FINE 1ST/1ST EDITION JAWSPETER BENCHLEY" is in sale since Thursday, March 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.