Toronto: Viking , 1969.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Findley, Timothy. THE BUTTERFLY PLAGUE. Significant Presentation Copy. New York: Viking, (1969). First Edition of Timothy Findley's highly-regarded second novel, wonderfully Inscribed by him to Canadian author Marie-Claire Blais. Quoting, in part from a W. H. Auden passage" 'Human beings are actors, who cannot become something until they have pretended to be it. . . and they can be divided into the sane who know they are acting and the mad who do not'/ Here is laughter /Tif". 8vo. 376 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over mustard paper covered boards, black titles to the spine in a bright, fresh S. A. Summit designed pictorial dustwrapper showing minimal use. A powerful story of Hollywood in the '30's by a master storyteller. Superb Association Copy.
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