• The Rector of Justin

The Rector of Justin.

Item Number: 2467

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.

First edition of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original red cloth. Light shelfwear to the bottom edges, else near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the crown and foot of the spine. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. The novel centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and failings. Uncommon signed and inscribed.