INSCRIBED BY PHILIP ROTH, HIS SECOND NOVEL WHEN SHE WAS GOOD
ROTH, Philip. When She Was Good. New York: Random House, (1967). Octavo, original navy blue cloth, original dust jacket. $1500.
First edition of Roth’s second novel, inscribed on the the title page, “For Marna—Philip Roth 1993.”
On publication of When She Was Good, Roth was praised by The New York Times as “one of our few important writers… a serious writer, willing to turn his face against fashion and the expected, and to take improbable chances.” With “First Printing” stated on copyright page.
A fine inscribed copy in bright price-clipped dust jacked.