A WRINKLE IN TIME, by Madeleine L'Engle - 1963 [Signed]


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A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle

FLAT SIGNED by author on front fep. Third Printing of FIRST EDITION. New York: Farrar, Straus & Company, 1963. 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition with VERY GOOD+ DJ.

  • Vintage volume is quarter-bound in light blue cloth, and features unique handmade paper on covers.
  • Book displays gentle overall wear and aging, and shows some minor professional restoration to DJ and head of spine.
  • Boards exhibit gentle overall toning with slightly stronger edge toning, as well as some edgewear with rubbing and some scuffs.
  • Spine displays some smudges, and is softened at foot, with faint evidence of expert restoration to squared, firm head. (See photos)
  • Binding is secure, and slightly cocked forward.
  • Endpapers display some light offsets. (See photos)
  • Interior is gently age-toned throughout. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock edges are partly deckled, and display commensurate toning with some dust and faint smudge along head. 
  • DJ looks great behind Mylar, and is backed with archival paper. 
  • DJ displays evidence of minor professional repair to head of spine and front corner. (See photos)
  • DJ exhibits light edgewear, with rubbing along edges, as well as toning with minor occasional foxing to back.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20191030

211 pages. 5.75 x 8.25 inches.

Handsome volume is quarter-bound in light blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and B&W marble covers.

A Wrinkle in Time is a palpitating story of space and time travel, that blends mystery with science-fiction. In their quest to find their father who disappeared in the course of secret work for the government on an unlikely problem - the tesseract problem - the three young heroes encounter a mysterious, unearthly stranger, and their lives take an unexpected, fantastic turn as they must uncover the mysteries of a four-dimensional reality.

Includes a list of books by the same author.

Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) was an American writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young adult fiction. Her works reflect the two key-aspects of her personality: her strong Christian faith on the one hand, and her fascination with science on the other.

EDITION POINTS: Third Printing of the First Edition.

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