Life of Pi

MARTEL, Yann. Life of Pi.

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MARTEL, Yann. Life of Pi. Toronto: Alfred A Knopf, 2001.

8vo., original pale yellow boards, lettered in red to spine; original unclipped pictorial dust wrapper with illustration by Jamie Bennett; outer edge untrimmed; pp. xiii, [i], 352, [ii]; a near-fine copy, just a few light marks to covers and the odd scratch; in pretty much fine jacket, just one or two light spots and scratches.
True first Canadian edition, with number line 1-10 to the limitation page, boldly signed by the author to the title page.
The author's breakthrough book, which went into many hardcover printings in Canada, the UK and finally the United States, about a castaway who must come to terms with the tiger stranded with him. Basis of the 2012 film directed by Ang Lee.