The Little Sister.London, Hamish Hamilton, 1949 Stock Code: 132154
NotesFirst edition, first impression, preceding the first US edition, which was released later in the same year. "The Little Sister is particularly remarkable for Marlowe's cleverly phrased and brutally honest self-evaluations" (ODNB).
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket.
Minimal shelfwear, a little loss of colour to spine ends, a spot of foxing to endpapers; a very good, bright, copy in the price-clipped, faintly soiled jacket, rubbing to extremities, nicks to bottom edge, short closed tear to foot of rear panel, dampstain to verso of foot of spine with subsequent colour transfer.
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