First Edition Of The Author’s Classic Novel The Golden Notebook; Signed By Doris Lessing; From the Library of Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Murray Gell-Mann

  • The Golden Notebook.

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 Lessing’s 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).

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