Salman Rushdie – Midnight’s Children – First UK Edition 1981 – Signed by the artist and author

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Salman Rushdie – Midnight’s Children – First UK Edition 1981 – Signed by the artist and author

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£1,250.00

A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1981. A very good book with a neat gift inscription to the front endpaper. SIGNED on the half-title by Salman Rushdie and on the title page by the illustrator Bill Botten. In a very good clipped wrapper which is faded to the spine. Some off-setting to the rear panel. Rare. Midnight’s Children won both the Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1981. It was awarded the “Booker of Bookers” Prize and the best all-time prize winners in 1993 and 2008 to celebrate the Booker Prize 25th and 40th anniversary.

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A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1981. A very good book with a neat gift inscription to the front endpaper. SIGNED on the half-title by Salman Rushdie and on the title page by the illustrator Bill Botten. In a very good clipped wrapper which is faded to the spine. Some off-setting to the rear panel. Rare. Midnight’s Children won both the Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1981. It was awarded the “Booker of Bookers” Prize and the best all-time prize winners in 1993 and 2008 to celebrate the Booker Prize 25th and 40th anniversary.