Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xxii], 287,  pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1988.
A special Limited edition of this first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by AUTHOR John Mortimer. This book is in Very Fine condition, an outstanding copy.
Mortimer (author of Rumpole of the Bailey) tells the story of Molly Pargenter who is in Tuscany at her villa (the Summer's Lease ) with her husband, three daughters, and father. A blend of of social satire and mystery culminating in a disturbing climax.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best.