Dj is complete but price clipped. Had 2 strips of sellotape on verso thru the whole width shining thru to the recto; 2 other strips top to bottom on the inside flaps. The tape damage has been largely whited over and looks Good unless closely scrutinized. Book pages browning uniformly thru’out; no foxing. Illus eps, 103pp. Please expect reduced overseas postage. A second eighth impression copy is also available at R156.00.
In Paris, in the spring of our times, a young girl was about to throw herself into the Seine.
She was a thin akward creature with a wide mouth and short black hair. Her body was all bones and hollows where there should have been curves and flesh. Her face was appealing, but it was now gaunt with hunger and the misery of failure. Her eyes were haunting, large, liquid, dark and filled with despair.
Her name was Marelle Guizec, but her nickname was Mouche. ….
Authored by Paul Gallico and published by Michael Joesph Ltd. of London in 1954. This First Edition copy, hard cover bound, is in Very Good condition, with a Good dust jacket, and covered in plastic. The size of the book is 189x128x15mm.