The Fifth Child

by Lessing, Doris

Doris Lessing was born of British parents in Persia, in 1919, and moved with her family to Southern Rhodesia when she was five years old. She went to England in 1949 and has lived there ever since. She is the author of more than thirty books—novels, stories, reportage, poems, and plays. In 2007, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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THE FIFTH CHILD

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1988
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1988. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. In the unconstrained atmosphere of England in the late 1960s, Harriet and David Lovatt, an upper-middle-class couple, face a frightening vicissitude. As the days' events take a dark and ugly turn nearing apocalyptic intensity, the Lovatts' guarded contentedness and view of the world as a benign… Read more about this item
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New York: Alfred Knopf, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. First American edition. A 133 pp novel by the author of the Children of Violence series of books. Quarter cloth over boards. A very good copy in unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED by Lessing on the title page.
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NY: Knopf, 1988. First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Lessing on the title page. Beginning foxing on foreedge and topedge; dustjacket with interior edge toning (not apparent on the outside) and minimal rubbing on rear panel. Tight copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Lessing's ninth novel; her seventh without a pseudonym..… Read more about this item
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by Doris Lessing

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Stated First Edition with the price intact on the front flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. Near fine book in a near fine dust wrapper.. First Edition.
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New York, New York, U.S.A. : Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 'Listening to the laughter, the sounds of children playing, Harriet and David would reach for each other's hand, and smile, and breathe happiness.' Four children, a beautiful old house, the love of relatives and friends,… Read more about this item
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1988-03-12. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 8x6x0. Goodfirst edition in very good price unclipped dust jacket ($16.95). Binding is tight. Bottom right corner on rear board has a significant bump. Spotting/foxing on page edges Jacket is nice with some shelfwear. Will ship (and look nice) in an archival quality clear Brodart cover.
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Alfred A. Knopf,, 1988.. 1st. Hardcover. Collectable, very good. First printing. Almost like new book and jacket, jacket not price-clipped (16.95). Book as new except upper page edges a little soiled due to being dusty for a long time. Jacket has slightest (barely visible) wear. Stated first edition Original edition, not book club. Very nice condition. **We… Read more about this item
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1988. First Edition. 8vo, quarter navy cloth over boards in the dust jacket. 133 pp. A copy in fine condition.
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1988
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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. 1988. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Very Good in wrappers. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good.
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HarperCollins Publishers Limited. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former library book; may include library markings. Used book that is in clean, average condition without any missing pages.
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Hardback. 1988. 133pp Jonathan Cape, London 1988. 1st edition. Very good copy in very good dust jacket. .
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Brown Boards. Near Fine/Fine. 8 5/8. First Edition Stated. 133 Pages, Clean And Unmarked, No Inscriptions. Fine, Remainder Mark On Top Edge, In Fine Dust Jacket Priced $16.95.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in very good plus dustwrapper. Book has remainder mark, dustwrapper has minor rubbing on cover. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
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The Fifth Child

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by Doris Lessing

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1988. Book of the Month Club. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. Book. Nice Book, Mint Condition, has formr owners name inside. 151 pages. Novel f Harriet and David Loett and life in England i he late 60's.
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THE FIFTH CHILD

by Doris Lessing

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1988. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Toning to rear panel. Creasing to upper and lower front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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1988
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine copy In Like Jacket Without Wear .First Edition.$16.95 On Flap. Signed On the Title-Page. Beautiful Copy..
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1988
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 1988. 1st Edition. 8vo 133pp . Very Good in Fine DJ. Small red remainder mark on top edges at spine .
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