BAWDEN, Nina, & Austen Kark.
Dear Austen; Attic in Greece.
Presentation copies, both inscribed by the authors on the title pages: Dear Austen,”To my oldest friend, Jean, from Nina with love. —Nina Bawden”, and Attic in Greece, “For Jean, this might amuse you in an idle moment. Affectionately, Austen. May 1995.” Kark was Bawden’s second husband; he was killed in the train crash at Potter’s Bar, and Dear Austen is her tribute to him. Reprints.
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2 works, octavo. Dear Austen: Original white boards, titles to spine red, cream endpapers. With the dust jacket. Attic in Greece: Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine and front cover in white. Dear Austen: a fine copy. Attic in Greece: Spine sunned, wrappers creased, contents toned. An excellent set.