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by Peter Dickinson

Illustrated by Michael Foreman

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st. 1980

Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner.

SIGNED by illustrator. Light fading to base of spine. Couple of small foxspots to endpapers. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

ISBN: 0575028831
Stock no. 2114524

Price £32.00

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