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The Girls of Slender Means

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Era:
Vintage; 1960s
Condition:
Very Good; darkening on jacket spine/back. light foxing on fore edge
Materials:
paper/boards
Size:
8.4" L x 5.8" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
multi

Why We Love This

The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark. NY: Knopf, 1963. First printing. A very good copy of the true First Edition of one of Muriel Spark's most characteristic novels. Slight foxing on front edge, in a classic jacket of the period, some aging on spine and back. Genteel poverty in war-ravaged London forces some young ladies to share a boarding house, "when all the nice people in England were poor, allowing for exceptions." Rave reviews by W. H. Auden, John Updike and Evelyn Waugh.
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.