THE TOUCHSTONE. First Edition, Inscribed by the Author. Kaye STEWART, Doris Howe.
THE TOUCHSTONE. First Edition, Inscribed by the Author.

THE TOUCHSTONE. First Edition, Inscribed by the Author.

London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 3, Duke of York Street, St. James, S.W. 1, No Date [1945]. First Edition, First Impression. Octavo, original orange cloth lettered and with a small publisher's device on front cover, lettered. ruled and with publisher's device on spine, publisher's device on rear panel, all in black. 187 pp + [4] pp ads at rear for "Herbert Jenkins' Romances". Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf: Jean & Chris / I hope you will like my book. With love & best wishes, Doris 24.9.45". A very good to near fine copy, very nice, in a partial pictorial dust jacket. The front panel and flap are mostly intact, the spine lacks the bottom 2-inches and the rear panel and rear flap are missing. The book is uncommonly scarce; inscribed, even in a partial dust jacket, it is rare. Item #312373

¶ Romance novel, published right at the end of World War Two, set in London and "the Canadian Rockies" - according to the blurb at the beginning of the book. Technically, however, the book is set in Vancouver and the town of Nelson, in the Kootenay mountains of BC. Doris Howe (died, 1994) was a British Author who travelled to British Columbia and wrote several romance novels set there.

Price: $125.00