BOWEN, Elizabeth


London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1923

8vo, pp. 204, 3 pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original blue boards, geometric pattern to front panel in gilt, title in gilt to front panel and spine. Patterned endpapers. Leading edge uncut. Very slightly cocked, very occasional light foxing, mostly to preliminaries, otherwise a near fine copy lacking the dustwrapper.

First edition of the author's first book, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION TO FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: 'from Betha Bowen, May 2nd 1923'.

Bowen's first book, a collection of short stories, is extremely scarce in any condition. This copy, inscribed in the year of publication, is a rare find.

Keywords: Elizabeth BOWEN"


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