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The Death of the Heart - SIGNED by the Author by  Elizabeth Bowen - Signed First Edition - 1938 - from John Atkinson Books (SKU: 10200)

The Death of the Heart - SIGNED by the Author

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The Death of the Heart - SIGNED by the Author

by Bowen, Elizabeth

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Gollancz, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1938. A very good+ book (small tear to head of spine) with one previous owner's bookplate to the ffep. Some spotting to the page edges. The book has been SIGNED by the Author to an official 'The Book Society' bookplate which has been pasted to the front endpaper as called for. In a very good unclipped wrapper with browning to the spine and some light restoration to the foot of the spine. Some rubbing to edges, but a presentable copy.


Elizabeth Bowen was born in Dublin in 1899. She wrote many acclaimed novels, including The Heat of the Day and Eva Trout . She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1948. She died in 1973.


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The Death of the Heart - SIGNED by the Author
Bowen, Elizabeth
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second hand - Very Good
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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
First Edition
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