Dickinson, Peter; Foreman, Michael, illustrator CITY OF GOLD And Other Stories from the Old Testament
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980. 0575028831 / 9780575028838 First edition. Illustrated with color plates and b&w chapter heads by Foreman, who has SIGNED the title-page. Hardcover. Some (damp?) riffling to preliminary pages and end matter, else near fine: attractively re-bound in quarter leather, spine hubbed, lettered and ruled in gilt, over peacock-feather patterned cloth; housed in custom paper-over-boards slipcase, lightly worn.
One of the most literate, versatile, and inventive of contemporary novelists--whose work blurs genres and obliterates age divisions--here retells Old Testament tales for readers young and old; a Carnegie Medal winner. Printed on coated stock.