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Saint Jack

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1970s
Very Good; very slight rubbing and fading to jacket spine
8.6" L x 6" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Saint Jack by Paul Theroux. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. First printing. A lovely copy of Theroux's sixth book, set in Malaya during the Vietnam war. It was on the strength of this and other books set in southeast Asia, that Theroux cut his teeth as an eloquent chronicler of the end of colonialism. Very slight rubbing and fading to jacket spine, otherwise unusually well-preserved, with lovely cover art by Paul Bacon. Fine in near fine dust-jacket. Hardcover.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.