SIGNED 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL
HarperCollins, New York, 1999. First edition, first printing of the 40th Anniversary edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Harper Lee on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The New Yorker declared it “skilled, unpretentious, and totally ingenious”.
‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are loosely based on the author’s observations of her family and neighbours, as well as on an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936, when she was 10 years old.