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.
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.