The Charmers.

Gibbons (Stella)

The Charmers.

Description: FIRST EDITION, a few faint spots to prelims, pp. 223, [1], crown 8vo, original green boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, a few faint spots to edges, fainter still to flyleaf, dustjacket by Jennie Paul with the backstrip panel gently toned, some light dustsoiling and the odd very faint spot to border, very good

Publication Details: Hodder and Stoughton, 1965

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: 'Stella, from Paddy, with love, March, 1966'. The recipient was Stella Crow, a lifelong friend of the author, one of a few close friends made during her time at the North London Collegiate girls school (also attended by Stevie Smith). 'Paddy' was Gibbons' nickname, which she also shared with the heroine of the stories she wrote for her fellow pupils. Crow was the dedicatee of Gibbons' novel 'The Bachelor'

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Price: £100

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1965

Stock Number: 66726

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