On offer a SIGNED first edition and first printing of' Sacred Hunger' by Barry Unsworth published in the UK by Hamish Hamilton in 1992. The 1992 joint (Man) Booker Prize winner. Quite scarce as a signed first edition.
Signed with an inscription "To Rosemary with all best wishes [signature]". Book appears unread; slight rusty foxing to the page block edges; a previous owner's name on the ffep has been tippexed out.No other inscriptions, no lean, corners sharp. The dust jacket is near fine, and first state with the correct pricing of GBP 14.99 and is NOT faded on the spine.
Now protected in removable mylar. Sacred Hunger' by Barry Unsworth (1930 - 2012) won the Booker Prize jointly with Michael Ondaatje's'The English Patient' in 1992. It was the last time a double win was allowed, and thereafter the rules were changed.Unsworth was shortlisted for the Booker twice more. He wrote 17 novels and is best remembered for his excellent historical fiction. This book is very scarce signed due to the rising popularity of the Booker Prize. Please check out my other collectible books on offer including many signed Booker prize winners; thank you! The item "Barry Unsworth,'Sacred Hunger', SIGNED UK first edition 1st/1st Booker" is in sale since Saturday, February 04, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
The seller is "firstandfine" and is located in Birmingham. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to United States, to Canada, to Australia, to New Zealand, to Mexico.