Publisher:Oxford University Press, New York . Oxford, 1987
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Oxford University Press, 1987, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
note by the executor of Stevie Smith, note by the authors, acknowledgements, notes and index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography, as an insert, and the occasional black and white line drawings by Stevie Smith. 1/4 black cloth coloured spine with gilt titles. 3/4 pale gray coloured boards. Photographic dustwrapper, showing Stevie Smith, with dark and lighter pink titles to the front panel and backstrip. "Stevie Smith, who died in 1971, remains one of the most fascinating and original figures of this century. Her wit and eccentricity has become legend. Her personal style was unique. Her poems are among the oldest, funniest and most moving in the language. Her life, in fact, was so compelling that became the subject of a play and that film, both starring Glenda Jackson." -- from the front fold over panel. An in-depth, with previously unknown material, of this eccentric English poetess. A hint of bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Faint dustiness to the top text block edge. Minor rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. The back dustwrapper panel has become yellow and shows handling marks. Full Number Line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 378 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0195205499. ISBN/EAN: 9780195205497. Inventory No: 0106432.