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MURDOCH, Iris.

The Unicorn.

Stock Code
105824
London, Chatto & Windus, 1963
£125

The author's sixth novel, set in a remote area on the west coast of Ireland. The book begins with the arrival of Marian Taylor, a young English school teacher who has accepted a position as governess at an isolated country house called Gaze Castle. She is surprised to learn that there are no children at Gaze, and that she will be teaching French and Italian to the lady of the house, Hannah Crean-Smith.

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Description

First edition, first impression; 8vo; very light browning to front endpapers, otherwise unmarked internally; publisher's sage cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial dust jacket designed by Christopher Cornford. An excellent copy in the mildly tanned dust jacket with a single piece of internal repair.

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