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The First Bad Man, Miranda July, Unique 1st Edition boxed set


The First Bad Man, a novel by Miranda July.

Unique 1st Edition boxed set. This is one of only 40 sets that were produced for the launch of the book. Consisting of;

Outer black box with black ribbon and black straw packing material inside.

Original cardboard box, sized to fit the black presentation box.

1st, edition, 1st printing, limited edition of the novel; signed and numbered by Miranda July - this set number 7 of 40.

Each set had one physical item which related to the contents of the book - this set has a T-shirt signed and dated by Miranda July on an authenticity label. The t-shirt relates to p.34 of the novel, and the novel has the relevant text highlighted, as issued. No two sets featured the same item.

The t-shirt remains sealed and never opened. The book is unread and with its original yellow wraparound.

Published by Canongate Books, Edinburgh, 2015, 1st edition, 1st printing.

The novel was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. miranda July is an American artist, film director, screenwriter, singer and author.

A fine condition set all round. The book has never been read since publication. Its covers carry a few rub marks which can be seen in the light, but just as issued. Black cloth hardback with silver titles to spine. With dustjacket and promotional wraparound.

Will be supplied with an outer mailing box to keep the original brown cardboard mailer undamaged.

A unique set.

Book is prelims + 276pp + 2pp.

Dimensions: approximately 220mm  x 242mm x 28mm. 
Black presentation box is large: 520mm x 395mm x 158mm.