The Secret Orchard of Roger Ackerley

By: Petre, Diana

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Hardback, 215mm x 146mm green cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, viii prelims, 183+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean save for a little foxing to right block edge. Dustwrapper has some light edgewear and evidence of occasional handling only. First US edition of Petre's "deeply moving evocation" of her unusual childhood and of her mother Muriel - mistress of her (illegitimate) father Roger Ackerley, himself the (legitimate) father of the critic J.R. Ackerley. Catalogue: Literary Biography. Keywords: Ackerley, Muriel, bastardy

Title: The Secret Orchard of Roger Ackerley

Author Name: Petre, Diana

Illustrator: ,

Categories: Literary, Biography, Literary Biography,

Edition: first thus

Publisher: New York, George Brazillier: 1975

ISBN Number: 0

Binding: cloth boards

Book Condition: Good +++

Jacket Condition: Good +++

Type: Hardback

Size: 215mm x 146mm

Seller ID: 570

Keywords: Ackerley, Muriel, bastardy,