THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY. Jean-Dominique Bauby.

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY.

Translated from the French by Jeremy Leggatt. Pp. [viii]+132+[2](blank, colophon), frontispiece; qr. grey cloth, spine lettered in silver, grey papered boards, with tiny bruise to bottom edge of upper board; dust wrapper, slightly foxed on reverse, faint signs of sticker removal from head of front flap; minor production fault (2 small ink stains) to margins pp. 50-51, a little faint foxing; Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1997. First U.S. edition. *The author, who was afflicted by locked-in syndrome, died two days after the French publication of his book. The basis for a 2007 award-winning film, directed by Julian Schnabel and written by Ronald Harwood. Item #145801

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