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    Signed First Edition of Rushdie's "Booker of Bookers"

    Salman Rushdie. Midnight's Children. New York: Knopf, 1981.

    First edition. Signed by Rushdie on title page. Octavo. 446 pages.

    Publisher's quarter maroon cloth with gray paper boards and silver titles. Minor darkening to top and bottom edges with light soiling to page edges. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and edge-toned with a one-quarter-inch tear at top of front panel and one-inch tear at bottom of front panel. Fold line on front inner flap. Near fine condition.

    Rushdie's second novel won not only the 1981 Booker Prize, but went on to win the "Best of the Booker" prize twice (1993 and 2008).


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