By: Grimault, Berthe

Price: $28.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

176pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over mildly bumped spine. Original red cloth boards very good. Textblock minimally toned and flecked only. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and scuffed, and slightly colour-faded on spine. Translated by Lucienne Hill from the French "Tuer Son Enfant", this First U.S. Edition of "Blood on The Straw" is a confronting novel of a French peasant girl, Josette, who gives birth to an illegitimate child behind the stable of her father's farm. More ghastly events are to follow . . . Written by Berthe Grimault when she was just seventeen years old, and received critical acclaim when published . . . Contents include: Prelims. Foreword. 25 chapters. Book weight approx. 380g.


Author Name: Grimault, Berthe

Categories: Fiction-First Editions, Vintage and Antiquarian Books,

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Publisher: New York, Fleet Publishing Corporation: 1958

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - (approx. 21cm x 14cm)

Seller ID: 013780

Keywords: Fiction, Drama, French Women Authors, French Novelists, Grimault, Berthe, 1940-