Book #20892

The Overcrowded Barracoon And Other Articles - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

V. S. Naipaul

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.
ISBN: 0394482905

First American edition/first printing in Very Good, sunned condition in alike dust-jacket, else Fine. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.

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Price: $35.00

Author Bio

V. S. Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V.S." Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, August 17, 1932. In 1971, Naipaul became the first person of Indian origin to win a Booker Prize for his book In a Free State. Naipaul was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 and awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.