Item #1513 Setting Free the Bears. John Irving.
Setting Free the Bears
Setting Free the Bears
Setting Free the Bears
Setting Free the Bears
First Edition of John Irving's First Novel

Setting Free the Bears

New York: Random House, (1968). First printing. Hardcover. Octavo. [viii], 335 pages. Near fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket. Binding shows a few tiny extremity bumps. Jacket has a closed 1 1/4" edge tear at bottom of rear panel, with a bit of associated wrinkling. This tear was taped from backside by prior owner. Clean, sound, and attractive copy overall.

Irving's debut novel, whose plot revolves around a pair of motorcycle-riding youths and their plan to free the animals in Vienna's Heitzinger Zoo.

Item #1513

Price: $300

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