First Edition of Jean Rhys Letters 1931-1966; Inscribed by Both Editors
Jean Rhys Letters 1931-1966.
Edited by Francis Wyndham and Diana Melly.$275.00
Item Number: 89261
London: Andre Deutsch, 1984.
First edition of this collection of letter by Jean Rhys. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by both editors on the front free endpaper, “For John + Teresa with best wishes from Diana + Francis.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
Jean Rhys was a mid-20th-century novelist who was born and grew up in the Caribbean island of Dominica, though she was mainly resident in England from the age of 16. She is best known for her novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), written as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.