The Handmaid’s Tale


Atwood, Margaret

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Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid’s Tale. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart | T.H. Best Printing Company Ltd., 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. pp. 324. 8vo., measuring 9.5″ x 6.5″. Maroon and cream boards with white lettering to spine. Lightest bumping to tail of spine, contents bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+ and housed in very good+ unclipped dustjacket complete wtih price of $22.95. Dustjacket shows a barely perceptible and very short (0.5″) closed tear to front panel; now housed in protective BroDart mylar cover. A scarce and attractive copy of an exceptional novel by one of Canada’s finest writers. As with all true first editions of this title, the copyright pages states a date of 1985 with copyright attributed to O.W. Toad Limited and published by McCelelland and Stewart. Very Good. Hardcover. (#1036) $295.00