Bibliography, First Edition and Price Guide (APG - Author's Price Guide Series)

Dickerson, MD: Quill & Brush, 2004.

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Hardcover. 2004 (current) edition. 4 page bibliography and price-guide. A thorough guide to identifying and collecting first editions, advance copies, limited editions, etc. The AUTHOR PRICE GUIDES (APGs) include a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; an up-to-date list of the author's first editions (American and British) with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies printed (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values. You can view the Instructions For Use, also included with your order, which shows a sample listing and complete instructions for identifying first editions of the author's works.

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Bibliography, First Edition and Price Guide (APG - Author's Price Guide Series). James CLAVELL, The Staff of Quill, Inc Brush.

James Clavell
birth name: James Clavell
born: 10/10/1924
died: 9/6/1994

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Author of popular action novels that portray Asian cultures. Initially a writer of screenplays, Clavell based his first novel, King Rat (1962), on his experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. Struggles for power and wealth and secondarily, sex and love occupy his fiction, as East and West and male and female clash. Other Clavell novels include Tai-Pan (1966) and Noble House (1981), set in historic and modern Hong Kong; Shogun (1975), set in 17th-century Japan; Whirlwind (1986), set in Iran during its 1979 revolution; and Gia-Jin (1993), set in 19th-century Japan. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore

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