(North Sydney), Knopf, (2008). The advance reading copy of the true first (Australian) edition of this novel by the winner of the Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Inscribed by the author in Tasmania in 2008 to another writer, "who led me to the spirit of Rilke, and much else besides -- warm wishes. Richard Flanagan." Several notations by recipient in text; near fine in wrappers. An uncommon advance copy and an excellent association copy. [#031386] $500
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