FIRST EDITION OF KATE VAIDEN, INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY REYNOLDS PRICE
PRICE, Reynolds. Kate Vaiden. New York: Atheneum, 1986. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. $275.
First edition of Price's award-winning novel, "a brilliant tour de force" (William Styron), inscribed by Price on the title page, "To D— C—, Good Hopes, Reynolds Price, 8.86."
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle prize as the year's best work of fiction, Kate Vaiden is "a wise and wonderful story told by an artist at the peak of his powers" (Chicago Tribune). To fellow writer William Styron, "Reynolds Price is a master of modern Southern fiction… Kate Vaiden is a brilliant tour de force." Famed bibliophile Nicholas Basbanes calls Price "one of the outstanding American writers of his generation" (Fine Books). "First Edition" stated on copyright page.
A fine inscribed copy.