An Unofficial Rose

MURDOCH, Iris. An Unofficial Rose.

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MURDOCH, Iris An Unofficial Rose Chatto & Windus, London, 1962.

8vo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine, with illustrated dust wrapper; pp.348, [4, blank]; wrapper spine a bit toned, cloth to head of spine a tad faded, otherwise a very good copy inscribed by the author on title page.
First edition.
The sixth novel by Iris Murdoch, the Irish and British novelist philosopher. Murdoch is best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious, and she won the 1978 Booker Prize before being made a Dame in 1987. This copy of the book is inscribed by her to noted book collector Rolland Comstock, dated Midsommar 1988.