Gaudy Night

Dorothy L
Sayers

$450

1 in stock

Description

Sayers
Dorothy L
Gaudy Night
483 pp
8vo
London
Victor Gollancz
1935
First edition
Black cloth. Near fine, fresh copy without dust jacket (spine title slightly rubbed)
Gilbert A21
310731
$450

Attractive copy of this mystery featuring Harriet Vane and Lord Peter Wimsey, and set in a fictional women’s college at Oxford.
“Did even feminists consider Dorothy Sayers a ‘serious’ twentieth-century novelist until they discovered Gaudy Night ? I know many who didn’t (I was one)” — Joanna Russ, How to Suppress Women’s Writing.