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    Caroline Gordon. The Malefactors. New York: [1956]. First edition, inscribed by the author to her brother.

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    Caroline Gordon. The Malefactors. New York: Harcourt, Brace, [1956]. First edition. Inscribed by Gordon to her brother and his wife on the front free endpaper: "For Morris and Polly,/with love, ever,/Caroline". Beneath this is written a quote from the Pervigilium Veneris (translated by Gordon's husband Allen Tate) which appears in the novel - in an unknown hand. Octavo. 312 pages. Publisher's red cloth backstrip over red paper bords, spine stamped in silver, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned and quite chipped, some edgewear and toning to jacket, cloth spine rubbed and toned at edges, magazine clipping affixed to rear free endpaper. Very good. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.



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