FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING
SIGNED BY SALMAN RUSHDIE
Jonathan Cape, London, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First edition. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (spine ends modestly pushed, usual toning to the pages), in a Fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY SALMAN RUSHDIE on the title page; Rushdie's third novel, and the second in his series of books dealing with Islam and the countries of the East. The Series began with Midnight's Children (1981) and ending 5 years after the publication of this book with The Satanic Verses (1988). The book was shortlisted for the 1983 Booker Prize and won France's Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger (given for the best foreign language book). Signed copies of any edition are, for a writer of such fame, surprisingly uncommon. Bookseller Inventory # 00003194 .
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