Miller, Karl. REBECCA'S VEST - Hamish Hamilton 1993
The Book 'Rebecca's Vest' In Detail
The Book For Sale
For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, Rebecca's Vest by Karl Miller, published in 1993 by Hamish Hamilton.
|Edition||first edition, first printing|
|Dimensions||22 cm x 14 cm|
The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.
The book has black boards and silver lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.
The fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £14.99.
Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.
The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.
Synopsis of this title
This memoir begins with Miller's upbringing by a kindly grandmother and two sprightly maiden aunts in villages to the south of Edinburgh. There are also accounts of the writers he has published: V.S. Naipaul, Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis, Norman MacCaig and Hugh MacDiarmid.
Reviews of this title
'Miller's writing seems to breathe the air of the period so steadily and so deeply that the reader might occasionally experience a part of himself venturing forth to mingle with the multitude of personalities on display' Andrew O'Hagan, Daily Telegraph