The Godfather by Mario Puzo (1969) first edition book


Mario Puzo - The Godfather

London: William Heinemann, 1969. First English edition, first printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth binding. 446 pp. Good condition. Light wear to edges of boards and textblock; 1cm brown blot marking along lower textblock edge. former owner's name in ink along upper front free endpaper. Dust jacket is a bit edge-worn with scuffing and rimpling along joints and fore-edges as well as scattered patches of light surface excoriation (see photos). The Godfather was one of the best-selling novels of the twentieth century and the basis for the award-winning movie franchise of the same name.

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