THE HUMMING-BIRD TREE
Edition: First printing
London: Heinemann, 1969. Uncorrected proof. Octavo, non-pictorial card covers. Book just a little leaned; bit of soiling to covers; spine a bit yellowed, with a 1.5 inch split at lower rear spine fold neatly repaired; page edges yellowed, with a bit of foxing; in all, a good, uncreased copy of the Trinidad-born Guyanese poet's first novel. It won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize from the Royal Society of Literature for best regional novel The book itself is uncommon in first editon and this proof is very scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.