"THE DIGNITY OF TOIL—THAT WAS WHAT YOU FELT ABOUT HANNAH, THAT WAS WHY YOU LOOKED AT HER TWICE"
HALL, Radclyffe. The Sixth Beatitude. London: William Heinemann, 1936. Royal octavo, original half vellum, top edge gilt, uncut. $450.
Signed limited first edition of Radclyffe Hall;s final novel, number 10 of only 125 copies signed by her on the limitation page.
Hall's final novel is a striking portrait of rural life in 19th-century England, centered on the Romney marsh in East Sussex, quite close to Rye, where Hall lived in the 1930s.
Minor spotting to cloth. A nearly fine copy.