Lot 89 of 366:
Daphne Du Maurier Rebecca signed   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Rebecca

Author:
Du Maurier, Daphne

Place:
London

Publisher:
Victor Gollancz Limited

Date:
1938

Description:

446 pp. (8vo), black cloth, gilt lettering. First Edition.

Signed by Daphne du Maurier on a decorative Book Society bookplate with "Rebecca" printed above the author's signature. Another small decorative "ex libris" plate is mounted on the verso. A scarce signed copy of the popular Gothic novel.

A best-seller, Rebecca sold 2,829,313 copies between its publication in 1938 and 1965, and the book has never gone out of print. The basis for the 1940 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Cloth with light soiling, rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked; very good.


 
Item number:
309164
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