The Collector's Apprentice (inscribed first edition). B A. Shapiro.

The Collector's Apprentice (inscribed first edition)

Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018. First edition. Hardcover. First edition/ printing.Inscribed by Shapiro on the title page "To _____/ Artfully/ B. A. Shapiro". Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 343 pp. Set in the 1920s, a novel of a young woman who first marries a fellow who turns out to be a large-scale con man, flees to Paris and the ex-patriate world, meets a wealthy art collector, has an affair with Henri Matisse, and after she and the collector return to Philadelphia, becomes embroiled in an inheritance issue and a charge of murder. A worthy successor to Shapiro's fine art world earlier novels " The Muralist" and "The Art Forger" Fine / fine. Item #E25820
ISBN: 9781616203580

Price: $23.50

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