CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER
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CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
Green cloth. Gilt title to front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers of 'The Hill Country'. B/w text illustrations. 383 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Page 281/2 has 1" loss to lower edge of page (slight loss of text on page 282 but story still readable). Some fingermarks to contents and some foxing.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and a little faded. Slight bumping to corners. Small mark to rear board. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Enapapers lightly browned and foxed. Some foxing and marks to contents but many pages are clean.
Carnegie Medal Winner. A one-in-a-million chance - a bag crammed with cash lands at Damion's feet - but the boys only have days to spend it... ISBN: 1405047364.