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28 March 2019

Modern First Editions

Lot 23

Margaret Drabble, A Summer Bird-Cage, first edition, signed by the author [London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1962]

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Estimate £300 - £400 + fees

Sold Price £600



Margaret Drabble, A Summer Bird-Cage, first edition of the authors first novel, signed by the author [London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1962]


 


complete, a few faint marks and stains to pastedowns and final free endpaper, original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, original dust-jacket designed by Quentin Blake, some early water-damage causing very slightly staining to lower cover and lower edge of upper cover, lower edged of volume also stained, overall presentable and bright copy, 8vo