THE BUCCANEERS by Wharton, Edith


Edition: First printing.

New York: Viking, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Wharton's last novel, uncompleted at the time of her death in 1937, completed for this edition by Marion Mainwaring (it was originally published in its uncompleted form in 1938, and even then received praise as one of her most sophisticated novels.) Set in the 1870's, this is the story of five wealthy American girls, denied entry into New York society because their parents' money is too new, who travel to England and marry lords, earls and dukes who find their beauty charming, and their money useful. ISBN: 0-670-852199.

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a tight, unread copy, but some bumping to the edges.)

Book ID: 8826
Keywords: Women Authors
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