Book Description

A pleasing association copy from the library of author V. S. Pritchett, to whom it is inscribed. FIRST US EDITION. 8vo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. Blotching to boards, edges tanned. Pritchett’s posthumous book label to front pastedown, inscribed by Balakian in blue pen to ffep: “To V. S. Pritchett,/ With highest esteem and warmest regards. Nona Balakian. Dec. 1963.” Else, clean.
Dealer Notes
Nona Balakian (1918-1991) was an Armenian American literary critic, essayist and editor of the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Balakian included an essay about V. S. Pritchett in her later essay collection, Critical Encounters (1978).
The book label, which includes a facsimile signature, was added posthumously to books in V. S. Pritchett’s library.
Author BALAKIAN, Nona and SIMMONS, Charles (editors); [PRITCHETT, V. S.]
Date 1963
Publisher Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, inc.
Condition Good+

Price: £45.00

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