Item #29036 Cliffs of Fall. Shirley Hazzard.

Cliffs of Fall

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1963. Very Good / Very Good-. Item #29036

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1963. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's cloth in white decorative dust jacket retaining original price (21s.); vii,[1],208pp. Rather heavy wear to jacket margins including several long closed tears with subsequent creasing, faint pencil note along bottom margin of upper jacket panel, minor dust-soil, corners tapped, light foxing to top textblock edge, else a Very Good, internally clean and sound copy.

The Australian-born author's first book, a collection of short stories, all but one of which first appeared in the "New Yorker." Described here as "a minor official at the United Nations," Hazzard went on to win the National Book Award for her 2003 novel "The Great Fire."

Price: $150.00

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