Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird [first edition]
Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird
Philadelphia & New York: Lippincott, 1960. Hardback 8vo; first edition. 296 pp. Condition: Good. Water stain to tail of spine and board corners, evident at page edges; bumping to head of spine; text block is tight. Dust jacket condition: Good+. Chipping to head and tail of spine and at corners; water stain evident on lower back panel. $5,000.
A first edition copy, one of about 5,000 printed, in the first state dust jacket, not price-clipped, which includes quote by Lee’s friend Truman Capote on front flap and quote from Jonathan Daniels on rear flap. An acknowledged American classic, still beloved and debated by many, and a true highpoint of modern fiction.
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