Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1961. 8vo. 156 pp. FIRST EDITION. Grey cloth with white lettering on spine, dustjacket price clipped and in pristine condition, top edges red; overall a crisp and beautiful copy. Item #17307
First edition of the author’s first book. This is a collection of Olsen’s fiction she had written thus far, “disarming in its simplicity, is a sounding of the depths of human love” (dustjacket).
Tillie Olsen (1912-2007) was an American Jewish writer rooted in politics and an active participant in the first wave of feminists.