A Meeting by the River

The first US edition


Christopher Isherwood


Simon and Schuster, New York, 1967
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Printing Details

First US edition, first printing hardback in dustwrapper. 20.5 × 13.5cm. 191pp.

Breaking a long silence Oliver, a young Englishman, writes to his elder brother, Patrick. Oliver, the idealistic younger brother is living in a Hindu Monastery and has decided to take his final monastic vows. Patrick, a successful, long-married publisher, newly in love with a boy in Los Angeles, decides to visit Oliver to persuade him not renounce the world.


The book itself is in good condition with some dusting and spotting to the pages' top edge. The dustwrapper is chipped to the corners and spine ends, and has some spotting but has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.



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