LEMPRIERE'S DICTIONARY. by Norfolk, Lawrence.


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Crown, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Fascinating historical novel which entwines 3 apparently unrelated events from the beginning of the 17th century to the late 18th century: the establishment of the East India Trading Company, the massacre of the Huguenots at La Rochelle in France, and the writing of Lempriere's dictionary of classical mythology. Author was named one of the best young novelists by Granta Magazine in 1993. Winner of the Somerset Maugham award. ISBN: 0-517-581841.

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

Book ID: 26980
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