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CORONATION, Donoso, Jose

Author Name    Donoso, Jose

Title   CORONATION

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Good +

Jacket Condition   Good +

Edition   First Thus (British Edition)

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   London The Bodley Head 1965

Seller ID   012718

262pp. Book clean. Bright gilt title over minimally canted and bumped spine. Plain red boards undamaged. Random flecks on textblock edges/margins, and front endpapers. Art-design, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with a mild dampstain on foot of printed spine panel, else minor soiling to rear (text) panel. This copy is the first British edition (translated from the Spanish by Jocasta Goodwin) of the Chilean author Jose Donoso Janez's (1924-1996) first full-length novel, originally published as "Coronacion', by Editorial Nascimento, Santiago, Chile, 1957. It is a descriptive novel of the high Santiaguin classes and their decadence . . . Contents include: Prelims., Part 1/ The Gift. 2/ Abscences. 3/ The Coronation. Book weight approx. 405g.

Fiction, South American Novelists, Debut Fiction, Chilean Writers, Yanez, Jose Donoso, (1924-1996)

Price = 28.20 AUD



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