Rebecca. First Edition (1938)
Book ID: 66765
Rebecca. London: Victor Gollancz, 1938. First Edition. Handsomely bound in half green morocco, tan cloth boards. Spine with raised bands, red leather letterpiece and gilt floral motif to compartments.
‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again’ – the iconic opening line of du Maurier most famous novel.
Having destroyed her first attempt at the novel, du Maurier returned to writing it whilst in Egypt, where she and her soldier husband were stationed in Alexandria. Published in 1938, it has never gone out of print and is one of the great international bestsellers.
An ideal gift copy.