Book Description
1st EDITION, 1st IMPRESSION. 142 x 222mm blue boards with gilt stamped titles to the spine. 139(1)pp + 3 author's works with original unclipped dust jacket priced at £2.60 net signed on the title page For Nanny/from Penelope/with love. The book also comes with a hand written letter from Lively gifting the book and adding, " I will be very indiscreet and tell you what is supposed to be a secret until it is announced on Dec 6th…….which is that it has won a literary prize – the Whitbread Award" . A near fine book in a very good plus jacket with toning to the spine, a little rubbing to the spine tips and fore edge corners. A really unique copy with a personal letter from the author to her nanny -turned -governess Lucy Williams who "had been more than a mother to her" and who looked after her until she was sent to boarding school in England age 12.
Author LIVELY, Penelope
Date 1976
Binding Hardback
Publisher William Heinemann Ltd
Condition NF/VG+

Price: £275.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

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