[Item #53349] One by One. Penelope GILLIATT, née Penelope Ann Douglass Conner.

One by One

New York: Atheneum, 1965. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); green paper-covered boards over brown cloth backstrip, titled in blind on cover and gilt on spine; yellow topstain; yellow dustjacket by Lawrence Ratzkin; 190pp. Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.95) with evidence of price sticker removal on the upper front panel; mild sunning to spine; Very Good+.

Film critic's debut novel exploring homosexuality and a pandemic of unknown origins. "London - the London of Now - is terrorized by the Plague. Not a Nuclear Holocaust. That would be too simple. Too easy. No - a Plague. Origins unknown. Cure: none. Death comes not at once or Together, but Singly. One by One." (from the dustjacket). Not in YOUNG.

Price: $75.00

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