Book Description

The First UK printing published by Jonathan Cape, London in 1964. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with just some light pushing at the spine tips. Free from inscriptions. The black top-stain remains vibrant. A little light spotting to the cover edges. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light edge-wear at the spine tips. A small closed tear with a little rubbing at the lower rear spine fold. The colouring to the spine remains unfaded. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The author's debut novel. Extremely scarce as the first UK edition with the USA edition having been published a year earlier. 'Along with Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson and Gay Talese, Joan Didion is considered one of the pioneers of 'New Journalism' (Wiki). In 2013, she was awarded the 'National Humanities Medal' by President Barack Obama. A very collectible title.
Author Didion, Joan
Date 1964
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Jonathan Cape, London
Condition Near Fine

Price: £650.00

Offered by Ashton Rare Books

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