This is #192 of the 400 LIMITED editions, signed by both Erdrich and her then-husband Michael Dorris. The book itself is perfect - MINT. There is no dust jacket for the Limited Edition (as issued). It is in a gorgeous slip-cover box which is also near perfect (2 tiny edges of the paper cover are missing - look like a publisher's error). Definitely, a collectible copy. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: In their only fully collaborative literary work, Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich have written a gripping novel of history, suspense, recovery, and new beginnings. The Crown of Columbus chronicles the adventures of a pair of mismatched lovers--Vivian Twostar, a divorced, pregnant anthropologist, and Roger Williams, a consummate academic, epic poet, and bewildered father of Vivian's baby--on their quest for the truth about Christopher Columbus and themselves. When Vivian uncovers what is presumed to be the most diary of Christopher Columbus, she and Roger are drawn into a journey from icy New Hampshire to the idyllic Caribbean in search of "the greatest treasure of Europe." Lured by the wild promise of redeeming the past, they are plunged into a harrowing race against time and death that threatens--and finally changes--their lives. A rollicking tale of adventure, The Crown of Columbus is also contemporary love story and a tender examination of parenthood and passion.
About the Author:
Louise Erdrich lives with her family in Minnesota and is the owner of Birchbark Books, an independent bookstore. Ms. Erdrich is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, and this story—which will, in the end, span one hundred years in the life of an Ojibwe woman—was inspired when Ms. Erdrich and her mother, Rita Gourneau Erdrich, were researching their own family history. Chickadee begins a new part of the story that started with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist; The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction; and the acclaimed The Porcupine Year.
Ms. Erdrich is also the bestselling author of many critically acclaimed novels for adults, including the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves and National Book Award finalist The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse. She is also the author of the picture book Grandmother's Pigeon, illustrated by Jim LaMarche.
Titolo: The Crown of Columbus
Casa editrice: HarperCollins Publishers
Data di pubblicazione: 1991
Condizione libro: As New
Edizione: 1st Edition
Descrizione libro Harpercollins, New York, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near fine slipcase. First Edition. Near fine (one corner bumped) in printed slipcase with very light and small smudge at top of spine. Signed by both authors, #156 of 400 copies in this special edition. Signed by Authors. Codice libro della libreria b508
Descrizione libro [NY]: HarperCollins, ., 1991. 1st edition stated, 1st printing. This is number 342 of the limited edition of 400 copies specially bound and slipcased. Appears to be SIGNED by BOTH authors on colphon page. Book is bound in dark blue rough textured cloth with gilt titles. There is a very faint narrow vertical line (rubbing? fade? production flaw?) on the back cover, otherwise book is fine. Slipcase is fine, no marks or rubbing. This edition was issued without a dust jacket. Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria 11247
Descrizione libro New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperTrade, 1991, 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/na. Limited/Numbered. Signed by Author. First US edition. In slipcase. Number 137 of 400. Signed by Dorris and Erdrich. Light bumps to corners of slipcase with 1/4" closed tear to lower right corner of fore edge. Glue residue to inside of slipcase. Images available upon request. Signed by Author(s). Codice libro della libreria 000886
Descrizione libro Harpercollins, New York, N. Y., U.S.A., 1991. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. 1st Edition. Signed by in black ink by both Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris, this is #174 of 400 copies in the special limited edition, in navy blue cloth boards in fine, pictorial slipcase, as issued without dust jacket. Louise Erdrich is the 2012 winner of the National Book Award for Fiction for her novel, THE ROUND HOUSE. L92. Signed by Author(s). Codice libro della libreria 019815