Housekeeping. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1980. First edition. Quarter cloth, paper boards, title lettered in gilt along spine, in pictorial dust jacket designed by Robert Sabin. Light fading to covers, neat ownership ink stamp to the front free endpaper, jacket in fine condition. Signed by the Author on title-page. Award winning novel, described as " A haunting, poetic story, drowned in water and light, about three generations of women." Time magazine included it in its TIME 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.