First Edition Of The Authors Classic Novel The Golden Notebook; Signed By Doris Lessing; From the Library of Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Murray Gell-Mann
The Golden Notebook.
Item Number: 81159
London: Michael Joseph, 1962.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Doris Lessing on the title page. From the library of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann with his bookplate to the front free endpaper, near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips to the extremities. Jacket design by William Belcher. Gell-Mann received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles. A nice example with noted provenance.
"The Golden Notebook is Doris Lessings most important work and has left its mark upon the ideas and feelings of a whole generation of women" (Elizabeth Hardwick, New York Times Book Review).