"Since the day we were born, twins like Jacob and Esau , the younger had ruled the older. Did anyone ever say Esay and Jacob? Jacob have I loved": First Edition of Jacob Have I loved; Inscribed by Katherine Paterson

  • Jacob Have I Loved.
  • Jacob Have I Loved.

Jacob Have I Loved.

$475.00

Item Number: 73768

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1980.

First edition of the author’s second Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by the author, “Since the day we were born, twins like Jacob and Esau , the younger had ruled the older. Did anyone ever say Esay and Jacob? Jacob have I loved… For Lisa Katherine Paterson.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Kinuko Craft. A unique example.

"With wry humor, Sara Louise recalls her turbulent adolescence on Rass Island and her intense jealousy of her twin sister. Strength of characterization and memorable external and internal action mark this superbly crafted novel about a quest for self-knowledge" (ALA). "A novel of special brilliance" (New York Times Book Review).

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