THE DOUBLE HOOK by Watson, Sheila


Edition: First printing

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1959. The very scarce hardcover issue (about 500 copies). Grey boards stamped in pink. (128) pp. Jacketless library discard with label and stamp at front, remains of llabel and pouch at rear, ink notation to verso of title leaf and inner margin of next leaf; mild cover soiling; spine veyr lightly darkened; a generally VG unworn copy otherwise. This book is one of the scarcest trade hardcovers of consequence in modern Canadian literature. The author's first novel and the first truly modernist novel in English-Canadian literature.

Book ID: 48943
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