Girl with a Monkey. Thea ASTLEY.
Girl with a Monkey

Girl with a Monkey

Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1958. Signed First Edition. Octavo (20.5 x 13 cm). [4], 144pp; blue cloth with silver lettering in illustrated dust wrapper, inscribed by author.

Dimple to the head of spine; bottom front corner gently bruised; edges a little sunned with four small patches of nibbling; edge of text block lightly nibbled, toned and foxed; previous bookseller’s stamp inside front cover; most pages clean and bright, some water stains throughout however pages are flat and crisp; 15 x 2mm diagonal mark on page 32; unclipped dust wrapper is a touch toned, heavier on spine, light edgewear and spotting, a few small marks and scuffs with ‘D23’ written in pencil on inside flap. Item #890

Astley's first novel, inscribed, "This is only the first. Brace yourself!"

Price: $125.00

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