Drawings by the author.
First UK edition, first printing of the semi-autobiographical novel. It was first published earlier the same year in the US, and was her first project after she emigrated there that year, becoming a naturalized citizen in 1945. From the publisher’s archive, with their stamp to the title page.
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Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. Illustrations by the author throughout. Spine slightly rolled; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with some short closed tears and shallow chips to extremities.