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Title: The North.
Author: BECKETT, Samuel.

Alibris I.D.: 7067578308
Publisher: Enitharmon Press
Year Published: 1972
Attributes: 1st Edition Paperback
Description: First edition. Quarto. A seven page prose piece. Three tissue-guarded signed etchings by Avigdor Arikha. Printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge. Loose gatherings in wrappers.One of fifteen copies, on heavyweight paper made by J. Barcham Green, signed by the author and with an extra suite of the three etchings.Fine.
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Price: $3,646.00

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Quarto (4to) - Refers to the size of a book; a quarto measures about 9 by 12 inches.

Octavo (8vo) - Refers to the size of the book; the most common book size since the early 17th century, an octavo book averages about 6 x 9 inches.

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