The Underground Woman.

Boyle (Kay)

The Underground Woman.

Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. 264, crown 8vo, original quarter black cloth with grey boards, backstrip lettered in silver, pushed in a few places around head with gentle bump to bottom corners, fore-edge roughtrimmed, dustjacket with a few nicks around head and very light dustsoiling, very good

Publication Details: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the half-title, 'With love, admiration, and tenderness, to Decca & Bob, who dream, & who give the dream an enduring reality, Kay, San Francisco, January 1975'. A pleasing association copy, the recipients being Jessica Mitford and her husband Robert Treuhaft – a couple whom the themes and incidents of the novel touch close. The novel, whose protagonist emerges from imprisonment for political activism to find that her house has been taken over by her daughter's commune, is based on harrowing events in Boyle's own life involving the Lyman Family (the blurb refers to i...more

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Price: £150

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1975

Stock Number: 68031

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