A Wife's Tale
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1947. J. Buckland-Wright [John Buckland Wright] (dust jacket). First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 12mo. Pp. 176. Light blue cloth, titles stamped in silver on the spine: edges slightly age-toned, offsetting to endpapers, leaves and boards crisp, binding tight. In the three color illustrated dust jacket, price 7s 6d intact on the front flap: edges rubbed, one-inch closed tear and mellowed creases to the rear panel. Very Good / Very Good. Item #6279
Novel of a young woman expecting her first child to be born just after her husband has left for the war. In the dust jacket featuring Buckland Wright's superb womb-like illustration. Dust jacket now housed in a removable, clear archival sleeve.