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The Color Purple
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 245pp.; HB quarter-bound; white w/purple&silver; slight rub w/lt.wear on edges; lt.soil,foredge; clean,tight pgs. DJ palegray w/purple-pic.cover; slight rub. Walker's classic of two sisters in a period between the World Wars. laid in signed title page from the paperback editiion.
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THE COLOR PURPLE SIGNED

THE COLOR PURPLE SIGNED

by Alice Walker

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1982. First Edition; Fifth Printing. Hardcover. 0151191530 . Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Small closed tear on top front gutter. ; Author signature on half title page. .
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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London: The Women's Press, 1986. First British hardcover edition. First British hardcover edition. Signed by Alice Walker on the page following the front free endpaper [vi], 245, [5] pp. Bound in publisher's black cloth with silver spine lettering. Fine, with pages a bit age-toned, in Fine dust jacket. Uncommon signed.
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The Color Purple.

The Color Purple.

by Walker, Alice

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First edition, early printing of Walker's third novel, in which she became the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To Lois, in peace and joy! Alice Walker June 2006." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Judith Kazdym Leeds. Her third novel, The Color Purple won Alice Walker the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, making her the first African-American woman to win one. "While Walker's first two novels end in the promise of good, The Color Purple ends in happiness, reunion and celebration. Walker has said that she took her great-grandmother's life, which included rape and childbearing at age 11, and gave it a happy ending. Once again she had begun with one of her ancestors' stories, completing and transmuting it through her art" (African American Writers, 351). "Critics have both praised and attacked Walker's use… Read More
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Portfolio]: Limited Edition From The Color Purple
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Portfolio]: Limited Edition From "The Color Purple

by WALKER, Alice

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St. Albans, West Virginia: Parchment Gallery Graphics), 1999. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Single sheet, measuring 8" x 10", consisting of a photographically reproduced image of an oil lamp, quill pen, and a brief passage from *The Color Purple*. The broadside is housed in a brown leatherette silk-lined folder, stamped in gold. With a colophon leaf in a paper folder laid in, all housed in an unprinted envelope. Fine. One of 49 copies Signed by Alice Walker in gold ink and numbered in white over a Parchment Gallery Graphics blindstamp. The colophon states: "Originally intended for an edition of 99 pieces (as stated on the [printed] image) only 49 copies and one Printer's Proof were issued for commercial purposes." An attractive publication, published in a remarkably small limitation. *OCLC* locates three copies (UC Berkeley, Delaware, Georgia).
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1982. Winner of both the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. Basis for excellent film. Bookplate on front endpaper applied with glue, else fine. Jacket is bright and fresh with short crease and tiny wrinkle on back panel. First edition stated then B C D E on copyright page. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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London: The Women's Press, 1986. First edition, first printing. Published by The Women's Press in London, 1986. This is a near fine copy. The dust wrapper, illustrated by Cathie Felstead, has some curling at the top edge and some very minor handling marks. It has not been price clipped, showing the original £9.95 net price. The boards are free from previous owners marks and tight at the hinges. The text blocks are bright and white throughout and carry a very minor bump. There is a previous owners signature to the front fly, marked out with a black marker. This is a near fine copy of the first hardback edition. An epistolary novel which won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction. It was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name.
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THE COLOR PURPLE COLLECTION (2 SIGNED)

by ALICE WALKER

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THE 2 ITEMS SIGNED BY ALICE WALKER ARE: 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION OD THE COLOR PURPLE,HARDBACK,NO DEFECTS I CAN SEE,PROBABLY ONLY OPEN TO SIGN ON THE MAIN TITLE PAGE,3RD PRINTING. THE 2ND ITEM IS THE COLOR PURPLE MOVIE PROGRAM GIVEN AS PART OF PRESS KIT FOR THE MOVIE RELEASE.SIGNED ON THE 1ST LEAF,ABOUT 12X12 ABOUT 30 PAGES OF PHOTOS FROM THE MOVIE ON HEAVY STOCK PAPER, SUITABLE FOR FRAMING. 2 ITEMS NOT SIGNED IS A 3RD PRINTING 1982, THE COLOR PURPLE,HARCOURT,NY,2ND STATE DJ,PRICE INTACT,BUT THE DJ HAS MINOR SOILING.THE BOOK HAS MINOR SOILING ON THE PAGE ENDS,AND MINOR SOILING ON THE VERY EDGES OF THE COVERS AS WELL. THE NEXT BOOK OF THE COLOR PURPLE IS A 1ST PRINTING 1982 HARCOURT,NY. IT IS A FORMER LIBRARY BOOK WITH THE ONLY MARKING IS A STAMP ON THE UPPER PAGE ENDS. i BOUGHT THIS BOOK LONG AGO,WITH REALLY BAD COVERS WITH THE INTENTION OF HAVING IT RECOVERED IN LEATHER,THEN HAVE ALICE WALKER SIGN IT,BUT MY HEALTH MAKES IT WISER TO SELL AS IS. IT HAS NO COVERS,FROM 1ST LEAF TO LAST LEAF IS… Read More
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THE COLOR PURPLE   (Tenth Anniversary Edition}  SIGNED
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THE COLOR PURPLE (Tenth Anniversary Edition} SIGNED

by Walker, Alice

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New York, New York, U.S.A. : Harcourt Brace & Company, 1992. First Thus Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by author on title page in black fountain ink. Finem first thus edition. Alice Walker's masterpiece, a powerful novel of courage in the face of oppression. Originally published in 1982, THE COLOR PURPLE won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction. This is the Tenth Anniversary Edition. Fine, first thus printing, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. Celie has grown up in rural Georgia, navigating a childhood of ceaseless abuse. Not only is she poor and despised by the society around her, she's badly treated by her family. As a teenager she begins writing letters directly to God in an attempt to transcend a life that often seems too much to bear. Her letters span twenty years and record a journey of self-discovery and empowerment through the guiding light of a few strong women and her own implacable will to find harmony… Read More
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Farven Lilla (The Color Purple)

Farven Lilla (The Color Purple)

by WALKER, Alice

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(København) [Copenhagen]: Lindhardt og Ringhof, 1984. Softcover. Very Good. First Danish edition. Translated by Annelise Schønnemann. Octavo. 255pp. Text in Danish. French-folded wrappers. Binding very slightly cocked, wrappers with modest wear and two very light vertical spine creases, very good or better. Review copy with the publisher's slip laid in, as well as a contemporary Danish newspaper review of the book. The Danish version of *The Color Purple* was reprinted several times in the 1980s, but this first edition seems to be very uncommon. *OCLC* locates a single copy, in Denmark's National Library of Education.
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The Color Purple. FIRST EDITION, UK.

by WALKER, Alice.

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1986. The Women's Press. London. 1986. DW. First edition, first issue, UK. Pages very slightly browned to edges, very slight wear to edges of boards otherwise a clean and sound copy in very slightly creased wrapper. A lovely copy of this classic work.
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The Color Purple. A novel.
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The Color Purple. A novel.

by ALICE WALKER.

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The Women's Press Ltd, London, 1986. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The first UK casebound edition. 8vo. 245pp. Black cloth lettered in silver at the spine. A narrow strip of very light browning to a single preliminary and concluding leaf, else a fine copy in virtually fine non-price-clipped dust wrapper, marred only by a touch of chafing to the head of the spine panel. The author's celebrated third novel, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It was first published in the US in 1982; a UK paperback edition followed a year later but somewhat scandalously it was not issued in the UK in casebound format until this 1986 edition. Uncommon..
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The Color Purple

by WALKER, ALICE

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The Women's Press 1986. FIRST UK HARDCOVER EDITION, super octavo, black heavy card boards, silver gilt lettering to spine, 245pp, VG+ (light bruising to spine extrems, ligth scuffing & foxing to page edges) in d/w, VG (light to moderate creasing & chipping to edges, light chafing & soiling to covers)
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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Good /Fair. A First Printing of the author's highly acclaimed novel with First Edition stated and with correct letter sequence BCDE on copyright page. In ivory boards with purple spine cloth and silver type(a little dulled). Corners still pretty sharp, though all dinged and/or split. Some soiling to board ends and foxing mostly to top page ends with a little to front and bottom as well. Previous owner's long gift inscription to top of ffep. Some light foxing to endpapers as well. Jacket is unclipped ($11.95) with moisture staining to both panels, and foxing to inside and flap edges. Chips at corners and spine ends with 3/4 inch tear to top of spine as well.
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The Color Purple

by Alice Walker

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This is the first hardcover printing (1986) issued by the Woman's Press, a feminist publishing house of London. A powerful novel in the recognition of identity and feminist literature. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1963 and the basis for the Stephen Spielberg film.The book is fine except for a hint of aging to the topedge of the bookblock. Otherwise, clean, square and sharp, as is the jacket.
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The Color Purple

by WALKER, ALICE

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1986. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good . In Very Good Dustwrapper. 8vo. - First UK Hardback Edition - Corners crushed - Edges of text block toned - Unclipped dustwrapper a little rubbed w/ corners bumped and frayed - Top edge slightly creased - Book ow/ solid, clean and tight in untorn dustwrapper - 245 pages
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The Colour Purple. Illustrated by Lela Harris. Preface by the Author. NEAR FINE COPY IN...

The Colour Purple. Illustrated by Lela Harris. Preface by the Author. NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE

by WALKER Alice

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Folio Society,, 2021. 8vo., First Edition thus, with frontispiece and 6 illustrations; printed cloth, backstrip lettered in orange, a near fine copy in publisher's printed board slip-case.
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The Color Purple: A Special 40th Anniversary Edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (Signed...
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The Color Purple: A Special 40th Anniversary Edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (Signed Anniversary Edition)

by Walker, Alice

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London: W&N, 2022. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. 1st Printing. Signed to tip in page. Brand new copy.
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Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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1982. First. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Pubs., NY, 1982; 1st edition, 7th printing (G); very fine condition with a fine dust jacket; Alice Walker; Literature
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The Color Purple: Tenth Anniversary Edition

The Color Purple: Tenth Anniversary Edition

by Walker, Alice; New Preface By The Author, And New Illustrations By Jennifer Hewitson

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. First Edition Thus 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Xii, 289 Pp. Maroon Cloth Spine, Beige Boards, Gilt. First Printing Of This 10Th Anniversary Edition With A New Preface By The Author. Fine In Fine Dust Jacket Priced $19.95.
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