New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.
First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Tan cloth stamped in silver. Fine in very good plus dust jacket (slight toning, a few closed tears) Provenance: from the Library of Robert Silvers. Item #317790
First book from the author and essayist, Francine du Plessix Gray (1930-2019). Divine Disobedience won the National Catholic Book Award; her other works included the best selling Lovers and Tyrants (1976), biographies of Madame de Staël and the Marquis de Sade, and an autobiographical work, Them, A Memoir of Parents (2005), which won the National Book Critics Circle award.
Inscribed to her longtime friend Robert Silvers, founding editor of the New York Review of Books: “To Bob with gratitude and devotion always, Francine 5/20/70”.
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