Alphabetical Africa

By: Abish, Walter

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, lettered in black. [vi],152 pp. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, numerical/price stamp on lower front flyleaf. Text block edges lightly foxed, both flyleaves showing a mild toning line. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, vertical crease to front flap, price intact, now in mylar. "Extraordinary linguistic tour de force" in which all words in the first chapter, A, begin with that letter, followed by chapter B, composed entirely of words beginning with A and B, and so on through chapter Z -- and then, remarkably, a reversal back through the alphabet to A.

Title: Alphabetical Africa

Author Name: Abish, Walter

Categories: Literature: Novels/Stories, Drama, Modern 1sts,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1974

ISBN Number: 0811205320

ISBN Number 13: 9780811205320

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 035470