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Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye
Mervyn Peake's Mr. Pye

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1960s
Condition:
Excellent
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
9" L x 6" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
pink/multi

Why We Love This

Mr. Pye by Mervyn Peake. London: Allison and Busby, 1969. Second edition, first printing. Mervyn Peake's charming fantasy about a clergyman who grows devil horns when he thinks evil thoughts and then sprouts angel wings when he tries to be holy. Set on the tiny island of Sark, this is one of Peake's most seductive works, illustrated with his brilliant line drawings.
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.