Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: David R. Godine, 1978.
First edition/first printing, in unread Near Fine condition with sunning to top of pictorial boards. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.
The Lover's Familiar is a novel about a young woman, Alice, who is in love with a man, John. John is married to a woman, Elspeth, who is also in love with him. John and Elspeth have a two-year-old daughter, Lucy. Alice is also in love with Lucy. John and Elspeth's marriage is in trouble and they are planning to get a divorce. John and Elspeth's daughter is also in danger of being taken away from them. John and Elspeth are trying to work out their problems while trying to keep Lucy safe.; 8vo ; FSA.