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The Snow Ball

Brophy, Brigid


1st Edition

Publisher’s blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Small pen mark to f.f.e. Rubbed out pencil marks and discreet blind stamp from Harrod’s Library to rear paste-down. In good [only] Anna Lovell designed dust jacket, unclipped with the original price of 16s. net to front flap. Dust jacket chipped and torn to edges with some loss to spine ends, corner folds and head of front panel. Some scratches to front panel. *** A scarce first printing of Brophy’s 1964 novel, a “scandalous sensation” at the time. It garnered rave reviews when it was re-issued in paperback at the end of 2020. A “swirling, sumptuous, sensual feast of a book,” according to Lucy Scholes of the Guardian.

Book Details

AuthorBrophy, Brigid
PublisherSecker & Warburg Limited
Publisher Year1964
Book ConditionNear Fine
Jacket ConditionGood
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition