Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1986.
A special Limited edition and true first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition. This copy is in unread Fine condition and is SIGNED by author Mary Lee Settle.
Set in 1969 London, this is the story of the love affair of Theresa Cerutti, a widowed American anthropologist, and Ewen McLeod, a Scottish geologist who meet in the British Museum. The novel also tells the intertwining tales of the couple's diverse cast of friends -- from a gay British aristocrat to a six-foot-tall Dinka Jesuit - all of whom have had close encounters with death and all of whom choose to celebrate life
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages and a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; [xviii], 355,  pages.