Bexhill Books Limited specialises in rare, collectible first editions of modern literature and non-fiction, primarily from the 20th century. All our books are handled with the utmost care and are described as accurately as possible. All book dust-jackets, where applicable, are protected in archival-quality cellophane, are are kept out of sunlight. A very good condition First Edition, First Impression copy of this legendary literary masterpiece from 1994.
Dustjacket in good condition overall, some scuffs here and there, and a small chip to bottom along with board, edges frayed, but colours vivid and bright. Pages generally clean condition, some sun-tanning.Neat inscription by previous owner to ffep. Signed by author to title page along with date. Louis de Bernières (born 8 December 1954) is an English novelist. He is known for his 1994 historical war novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin. In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the "20 Best of Young British Novelists", part of a promotion in Granta magazine.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin was published in the following year, winning the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book. It was also shortlisted for the 1994 Sunday Express Book of the Year.
On 16 July 2008, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts by the De Montfort University in Leicester, which he had attended when it was Leicester Polytechnic. As new means that the book is in the state that it should have been in when it left the publisher. Fine (F or FN) is "as new" but allowing for the normal effects of time on an unused book that has been protected. A fine book shows no damage.Very good (VG) describes a book that is worn but untorn. For many collectors this is the minimum acceptable condition for all but the rarest items. Any defects must be noted. Good (G) describes the condition of an average used worn book that is complete. Fair shows wear and tear but all the text pages and illustrations or maps are present. It may lack endpapers, half-title, and even the title page. All defects must be noted.
If the damage renders the text illegible then the book is not even. Ex-library copies must always be designated as such.No matter what the condition of the book. Book club copies must always be designated as such. Binding copy describes a book in which the pages or leaves are perfect, but the binding is very bad, loose, off, or non-existent.
All our books are securely packaged using the most appropriate materials to ensure that your book arrives safely. We bubble-wrap all our books, and use acid-free tissue paper, along with other shredded-paper fillers; all housed in safe and secure cardboard boxes.All books (or dustjackets of books) are wrapped in oil-free cellophane and handled carefully throughout the packaging and dispatch process. We welcome direct contact from our customers, and we are more than happy to send more pictures or videos of the items we have listed. We also welcome contact from customers who want to know more about us, or who are looking for a particular book where we may be able to help you find it. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "bexhill_books" and is located in this country: GB.
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