The Songlines.London: Jonathan Cape, 1987 Stock Code: 141986
First edition, first impression, of the author's fourth book. This work is Chatwin's "capacious exploration of Aboriginal creation myths and incorporated some of his early speculations about nomads" (ODNB).
Octavo. Original black cloth-grain boards, titles to spine in gilt, white endpapers. With dust jacket.
Book label of Peter Apap Bologna to front pastedown. The binding firm, square, and unfaded, faint uniform toning to contents as usual, else internally crisp. A fine copy in the fine jacket, not price-clipped, bright.
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