Return to Paradise by James A. Michener
True First Edition Published by Random House, New York in 1951
Custom Leather Binding by Derek Woolf
Binding Details: Beautifully rebound by Derek Woolf, Solihull, England in quarter tan Nigerian calf leather over fabric covered boards with raised bands to the spine with gilt lettering.
Book Details: This is the stated first edition, first printing of Michener’s third novel which is a collection of short stories that are a sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning book Tales of the South Pacific, the collection that launched his career in 1947. In Return to Paradise, Michener revisits the islands and cultures of the South Pacific in the late 1940s, combining factual descriptions and tales set in such exotic places as Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia.
The book measures approximately 8.5” x 6”, 437 pages.
Condition Report: The binding is in FINE condition. Internally complete and clean with minimal age tanning and minor staining to the edge of the text block.
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