Item #165333 ON THE BLACK HILL. Bruce Chatwin.


Pp. 250(last blank); demy 8vo; grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt; dust wrapper, edges a trifle creased, partial remains of price sticker at foot of front flap; book label of David Levine, Sydney, on upper pastedown, the endpapers faintly offset, edges of leaves lightly foxed; Jonathan Cape, London, 1982. First edition. *The author's third book. Winner of the 1982 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel (even though Chatwin regarded his previous book The Viceroy of Ouidah, as a novel). The basis for a 1987 film, directed by Andrew Grieve, and starring Bob Peck and Gemma Jones. Item #165333

Price: $250.00

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