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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 220

    [PLATH, Sylvia (1932-63)]. The Bell Jar by Victoria Lucas. London: William Heinemann, 1963. 8°. Half title (a few light spots). Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket designed by Thomas Simmonds (torn and frayed with loss to head and foot of backstrip and to corners of lower wrapper, longer tear to upper wrapper with creasing at edges). FIRST EDITION OF PLATH'S ONLY NOVEL.

    Price Realised  

    [PLATH, Sylvia (1932-63)]. The Bell Jar by Victoria Lucas. London: William Heinemann, 1963. 8°. Half title (a few light spots). Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket designed by Thomas Simmonds (torn and frayed with loss to head and foot of backstrip and to corners of lower wrapper, longer tear to upper wrapper with creasing at edges). FIRST EDITION OF PLATH'S ONLY NOVEL.


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