"Don't try to comprehend with your mind. Your minds are very limited. Use your intuition": Rare First Edition of A Wrinkle In Time; Inscribed by Madeleine L’Engle

  • A Wrinkle In Time.

A Wrinkle In Time.

Item Number: 4320

New York: Ariel Books, 1962.

First edition of the author’s Newbery award-winning novel. Octavo, bound in full blue morocco, gilt titles to the spine, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For another Meg, Tesser Well Madeleine L’Engle.” A beautiful presentation.

A Wrinkle in Time is one of the most significant novels of our time. The story revolves around a young girl whose father, a government scientist, has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract. "A book that every person should read, a book that provides a road map for seeking knowledge and compassion even at the worst of times, a book to make the world a better place" (Cory Doctorow). It went on to win a Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. It is the basis for the film directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Zach Galifianakis, and Oprah Winfrey.