FIRST EDITION OF CARSON MCCULLERS THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING
MCCULLERS, Carson. The Member of the Wedding. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946. Octavo, original yellow cloth, original dust jacket. $450.
First edition of McCullers’ most popular work.
McCullers' reputation, already established in literary circles after the publication of her first novel, The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, became widespread with the publication of The Member of the Wedding, the story of a 13-year-old girl who longs to accompany her brother and his new bride on their honeymoon. Owner bookplate.
Book fine; mild edge-wear, early repair to rear spine seam of very good dust jacket.