Oscar and Lucinda
NY, Harper & Row, (1988). The advance reading copy of the first American edition of his Booker Prize-winning novel; the American edition contained a chapter that did not appear in the earlier British or Australian editions. Inscribed by the author in 1995 to Greg Gatenby, the director of a Toronto literary festival: "For Greg - Some more ephemera. Peter Carey/ Toronto/ 21/2/95." With Gatenby's signature as well. Very near fine in wrappers. [#029817] $100
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