Item #410221 The Bell Jar. Sylvia PLATH.
The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar

New York: Harper & Row, [1971]. 8vo. Original maroon quarter cloth; printed dust jacket designed by Amy Isbey Duevell, unclipped with $6.95 price preserved. A particularly clean and well-preserved copy, price intact, no markings. Item #410221

First American edition of Plath's only novel, a semi-autobiographical roman à clef. It was originally published in 1963 under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas. It was published under her own name in the UK in 1967 – she tragically died by suicide one month after publication. The US edition was not published until 1971, in accordance with the wishes of her husband Ted Hughes and her parents.

Price: $750.00

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