A JEST OF GOD by LAURENCE, Margaret

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A JEST OF GOD

Edition: First printing

New York: Knopf, 1966. Octavo, hardcover, red cloth, yellow top page edges. Very soft creases to upper outer corner of early leaves, else fine and bright. The dust jacket has a small light tan spot on the front panel, bit of yellowing to the white spine panel; rear panel has a small chip to lower inner corner and a short tear to upper outer corner; generally VG otherwise. This was poet Al Purdy's copy - laid in is a one page 2 Nov., 1976, TLS from Laurence to Purdy, signed "Margaret". Eleven lines. Folded twice. She thanks him for sending his latest book of poetry. Has received his postcard from his trip to Russia. She and the kids are off to England for Christmas. The 1966 winner of the Governor-General's Award for Fiction and the basis for the 1968 film "Rachel, Rachel", directed by Paul Newman and starring Joanne Woodward. An excellent association copy between two major figures of Canadian literature. ; Signed by Author

Book ID: 55059
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