New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20cm); brown boards titled in red on the cover and spine; red publisher's device on lower rear cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 271pp. Mild fraying to the spine ends; corners gently rubbed; evidence of bookplate removal inside front cover; minor toning to endpapers; Very Good+. In the original dustjacket, lightly rubbed and heavily restored at upper margin; front flap neatly unadheared from pastedown.
Author's first book. "Christina and her companion Lucie, with whom she has an ambivalent relationship, move to an island with the ever present Arnold. Mrs. Copperfield falls in love with Pacifica, a prostitute, while on holiday with her husband." KUDA, Women Loving Women, p.4; GRIER, p.16; DAMON and STUART, The Lesbian in Literature, p.8.