Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.
A handsome first American edition/first printing in Fine condition with bright yellow top-stain, ever so slightly toned in very Nearly Fine, slightly rubbed dust-jacket with a 1/4" closed tear in the back.
The Four-Gated City was praised as Nobel Prize laureate Lessing's most important work since the Golden Notebook. In the four previous novels, set in Africa and looking back to the past, Doris Lessing has explored the end of an epoch, here she carries her protagonist, Martha Quest to London and the world - into the present and the future ; 8vo.