The Virgin in the Garden [with] Still Life [with] Babel Tower [with] A Whistling Woman
BYATT, A. S.
THE FREDERICA QUARTET COMPLETE IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Chatto & Windus, [1978-2002]
Stock code: 46955
4 vols., 8vo., First Edition, third volume with blue endpapers, fourth volume with coloured pictorial endpapers; cloth (red/black/blue/black respectively), wrapper of first volume lightly browned at edges else a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrapper, the wrapper of first volume lightly browned at edges.
Written over two decades, Byatt's extraordinary and ambitious romain-fleuve aims at nothing less than a portrayal of the social development of Britiain in the 1950s and 1960s. The sequence comprises 'The Virgin in the Garden' (1978); 'Still Life' (1985); 'Babel Tower' (1996); 'A Whistling Woman' (2002). COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION.