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Miracle of the Rose, US 1st Ed

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Miracle of the Rose, US 1st Ed

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Vintage; 1960s
Very Good; some dirt on edges
8.1" L x 5.6" W x 1.4" H

Why We Love This

Miracle of the Rose by Jean Genet. New York: Grove Press, 1966. First printing. A very good copy of Genet's second novel published in the U.S., written from a prison cell and dealing with the years of the German occupation of France. A life-long outcast, Genet brings strange beauty to his description of the social systems that made him an offender for 25 years. Some dirt on edges.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.