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The Binding

£19.99

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A very clean copy of the first, first printing; signed by the author. Number 559 of 700 numbered copies.


Publisher's description: "Imagine you could forget your pain.Imagine you could hide a secret.Forever.Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice - but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse.He will learn to hand-craft beautiful volumes, and within each he will capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If there's something you want to forget, he can help. If there's something you need to erase, he can assist. Your past will be stored safely in a book and you will never remember your secret, however terrible.In a vault under his mentor's workshop, row upon row of books - and memories - are meticulously stored and recorded.Then one day Emmett makes an astonishing discovery: one of them has his name on it. "

Item details

Added value:
Author signed
Author(s):
Collins, Bridget
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 22 cm.
Edition:
First, first printing 2019
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0008272115
ISBN-13:
9780008272111
Number of pages:
440
Publisher:
The Borough Press
Title:
The Binding

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A very clean copy of the first, first printing; signed by the author. Number 559 of 700 numbered copies.


Publisher's description: "Imagine you could forget your pain.Imagine you could hide a secret.Forever.Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice - but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse.He will learn to hand-craft beautiful volumes, and within each he will capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If there's something you want to forget, he can help. If there's something you need to erase, he can assist. Your past will be stored safely in a book and you will never remember your secret, however terrible.In a vault under his mentor's workshop, row upon row of books - and memories - are meticulously stored and recorded.Then one day Emmett makes an astonishing discovery: one of them has his name on it. "

Added value:
Author signed
Author(s):
Collins, Bridget
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 22 cm.
Edition:
First, first printing 2019
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0008272115
ISBN-13:
9780008272111
Number of pages:
440
Publisher:
The Borough Press
Title:
The Binding

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