Translated by Alan R. Clarke.San Francisco, Harper San Francisco, 1993 Stock Code: 138966
NotesFirst edition in English, first printing, inscribed by the author on the title page, "Fanny: be always faithful to your destiny, Paulo Coelho, Oct 95", quite scarce and appealing thus with a personal inscription. The Alchemist was originally published in Portuguese as O Alquimista in Brazil in 1988. It has since been translated into 67 languages and has sold upwards of 90 million copies worldwide.
Octavo. Original black quarter cloth, spine lettered in gilt, black paper-covered boards, dark blue endpapers, fore edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket.
A few in-text line drawings of stars, suns and moons.
A fine copy in fine jacket.
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