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    Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: 1962. First edition.

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    Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition. Octavo. [10], 184, [2, blank] pages (note: incomplete copy, lacking text, six stubs between final leaf of text and remaining flyleaf). Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, publisher's device stamped in blind at rear board; all edges of text block trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight skew to spine; trace of wear to base of spine and bottom edges of boards; top edges a touch dusty; very faint rubbing to boards visible in raking light; tiny speck of soiling at rear. Normal but still fairly mild age yellowing to edges and interior of text block; tiny amount of faint discoloration at hinges. Jacket spine panel very slightly sunned; tiny amount of wear at spine and flap fold ends with very short split starting at bottom of front flap fold; mild rubbing to exposed panels; soft crease resulting in a tiny amount of color loss running length of front flap fold; a bit of light tanning at extreme top and bottom edges of flaps. A touch of faint, uneven yellowing at verso. Near fine. Basis for the 1971 Stanley Kubrick film. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder (1987), 3-82 ("The narrative reflects the masterpiece of a first-rank mainstream novelist"). From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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