The Iron Woman.
A Sequel to The Iron Man. Illustrated by Andrew Davidson.London: Faber and Faber, 1993 Stock Code: 125954
First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author to his sister Olwyn Hughes, inscribed on the front free endpaper within a hand-drawn heart: "For Olwyn love Ted 22nd Sept 93". Hughes was very close to his sister Olwyn. After Plath's suicide in 1963 Olwyn helped to bring up their children, became her brother's literary agent, established the Rainbow Press with Ted in 1971 to produce fine press editions of his works, and remained devoted to him her entire life.
Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in white. With the dust jacket, supplied.
Black and white illustrations in the text.
Head of front joint chipped, hinges stained, chip to top of front free endpaper, top edge a little marked. A good copy in the dust jacket, a little creased at extremities, sticker on rear panel.
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