Item #101935 The Flowers of Adonis [Signed by Author]. Rosemary SUTCLIFF.
The Flowers of Adonis [Signed by Author].

The Flowers of Adonis [Signed by Author].

Hodder & Stoughton, 1969.

Signed & inscribed by author to titlepage with her familiar dolphin drawing, "Sheila with Love from/Rosemary/Christmas 1969". First edition, first printing. 8vo. Burgundy boards with gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrapper Jillian Willett. A very good+ copy with clean boards. Slight bump to top right corner. Some spotting to texblock edges - leaves clean. The near fine dustwrapper is fresh with light wear only. Original price of 35snet to front flap. An uncommon title and the first signed copy we have seen.

The Greek states are in perpetual war. One man towers over the chaos. His name is Alkibiades; He is pirate, statesman and seducer whose adventures rival those of Odysseus himself. However, Alkibiades impregnates the Spartan Queen and despite his heroic deeds is once again cast out!

Item #101935

Price: £125.00