By John Berendt
London   Sceptre
9.5" by 6.5" 1-373pp
An excellent, signed, first UK edition of John Berendt's sweeping non-fiction work.
By John Berendt

2005 The City Of Falling Angels

London   Sceptre
9.5" by 6.5" 1-373pp
An excellent, signed, first UK edition of John Berendt's sweeping non-fiction work.
£36.00
: 0.75kgs / : 673H16

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper

This signed first UK edition of acclaimed non-fiction writer and journalist John Berendt's 'The City Of Falling Angels' explores the lives of many interesting inhabitants of Venice, using the fire that destroyed the historic La Fenice opera house as a starting point for a unique tour behind the facade of one of the world's most beautiful cities. Berendt is best known for his earlier work 'Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil' which remained on the New York Times bestseller list for a record 216 weeks and was a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize. First UK edition in unclipped dustwrapper. Author's signature to the title page. An elegant and captivating work, Berendt's 'The City Of Falling Angels' reaffirmed the author as a master of non-fiction storytelling.

Condition

In the publisher's original binding with unclipped dustwrapper showing £20 price. Externally, very smart, with only minor shelf wear to the head and tail of the spine, and some minor handling marks to the extremities. The dustwrapper is very smart with only minor shelf wear to the head and tail of the spine and extremities, and crease line to front fly leaf. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Near Fine

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