Author:Wright, Austin Tappan

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Islandia

By: Wright, Austin Tappan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: (c.1942)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 24893

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [light soiling to covers, a couple of tiny light stains on spine, binding a little shaken (almost inevitable given the weight of the text block), front hinge feels a little weak but is not split or cracked]. Elaborately-imagined utopian novel about an island kingdom, toiled over by its author (a Harvard Law graduate who later held professorial posts at UC-Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania) for most of his life, ultimately typed up by his wife and daughter (from 5,000 longhand pages!) and published more than a decade after his death in a car accident in 1931. In trul... View more info