Elizabeth Von Arnim – The Enchanted April – Hamish Edition Illustrated by John Lawrence 1973

Enchanted April First Edition 1973

Elizabeth Von Arnim – The Enchanted April – Hamish Edition Illustrated by John Lawrence 1973

£285.00

Out of stock

£285.00

A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton Library in 1973. A near fine book without inscriptions, in a very good (or better) dust wrapper with a small sticker residue to the front panel. Rubbing to the edges and spotting to the endflaps.

“The Enchanted April” by Elizabeth von Arnim was first published in 1922. It gained immediate popularity, becoming a bestseller and receiving critical acclaim for its charming narrative and evocative depiction of Italy. The novel tells the story of four English women who rent a villa in Italy for a holiday, seeking to escape their mundane lives. Through their journey of self-discovery and transformation, von Arnim explores themes of friendship, love, and the rejuvenating power of nature. Since its initial publication, “The Enchanted April” has been adapted into plays, films, and even a musical, cementing its status as a beloved classic. The UK edition, illustrated by Lawrence, is exceptionally rare.


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A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton Library in 1973. A near fine book without inscriptions, in a very good (or better) dust wrapper with a small sticker residue to the front panel. Rubbing to the edges and spotting to the endflaps.

“The Enchanted April” by Elizabeth von Arnim was first published in 1922. It gained immediate popularity, becoming a bestseller and receiving critical acclaim for its charming narrative and evocative depiction of Italy. The novel tells the story of four English women who rent a villa in Italy for a holiday, seeking to escape their mundane lives. Through their journey of self-discovery and transformation, von Arnim explores themes of friendship, love, and the rejuvenating power of nature. Since its initial publication, “The Enchanted April” has been adapted into plays, films, and even a musical, cementing its status as a beloved classic. The UK edition, illustrated by Lawrence, is exceptionally rare.
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