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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - 1st Edition - 1971 - from J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints (SKU: 005727)

The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - 1st Edition - 1971 - from J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints (SKU: 005727)
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The Bell Jar

by Sylvia Plath

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
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ISBN 10
0060133562
ISBN 13
9780060133566
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Harper & Row. 1st American edition. Condition: Very fine copy. 8vo, original half-cloth and paper over boards, dust jacket in fine condition. 5 3/4 X 8 1/4 Inches. 296 PP. Stated "First U.S. Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $6.95 intact on front flap. Biographical note by Lois Ames. Drawings by the author. DJ in archival cover. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1971.

Synopsis

The Bell Jar is writer and poet Sylvia Plath's only novel, which was originally published under the pseudonym "Victoria Lucas" in 1963. The novel is semi-autobiographical with the names of places and people changed. The book is often regarded as a roman à clef, with the protagonist's descent into mental illness paralleling Plath's own experiences with what may have been either bipolar disorder or clinical depression. Plath committed suicide a month after its first publication.

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book dealer
J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
005727
Title
The Bell Jar
Author
Sylvia Plath
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060133562
ISBN 13
9780060133566
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1971
Pages
296

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About J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints

We are a 50 year old, third generation antiquarian bookshop nestled in the bucolic Hudson Highlands of New York's historic Hudson Valley, less than a mile from a transverse of the Appalachian Trail. While we have strong first edition literature and poetry collections, we specialize in New York, history, and Americana. We are a proud member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

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