The Caretakers

Telfer, Dariel

Published by Macdonald (1960), London, 1960
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Title: The Caretakers

Publisher: Macdonald (1960), London

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: First Edition.


Ex-libris Hardwicke Knight with his bookplate on the front endpaper. Small abrasion to front free endpaper. Dustjacket with moderater rubbing and creasing and a few small 1/4" tears at head of dustjacket spine. Quite heavy rubbing to dustjacket spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 445 pages. Red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 195 x 126mm. "The Caretakers is a novel about the doctors, nurses and attendants who live and work behind the locked doors and barred windows of a big American mental hospital" - from dustjacket blurb. "Well I'm here, Kathy Hunter thought, glancing around from her vantage point beneath a tall tree on one of the green slopes overlooking Canterbury" - the opening sentence. [Seller ref: Knightcol] ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 15607

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