Contango Day. – Jefferis, Barbara.

Jefferis, Barbara.


Publisher: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. London. 1954 (First Edition)
ID: 48176 Categories: , , ,


8vo, XV, 204pp. Hardcover in red publisher’s cloth in very good condition with only minor scuffing to spine edges, d/w in good condition with chipping to edges and spine with a small tear to top of grey and white pictorial front cover and remnants of an adhesive sticker to the rear. Now protected by clear archival covering, Internally, all text is in an excellent state, devoid of any prior owner writing or blemishes. This is a first edition of Jefferis’ first novel. An Australian author (1917-2004) whose writing is in increasing demand by ardent collectors. A scarce find in Australia, this copy having been acquired in the UK.