Earthly Paradise

Earthly Paradise: Colette's Autobiography, by Robert Phelps. 1966, FSG, first edition, 305 pages. Jacket design by Milton Glaser. Jacket copy calls this an "autobiography of her myth." Put together by Phelps out of more than forty of Colette's autobiographical writings.

Condition: Good/Good. Wear to jacket with browning and chips, closed tears at head of jacket, clipped, some wear to red boards, tanning on endpapers, discoloration on text block.

"I want to write it, but already, as I begin, I see failure ahead."

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