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Place Published: London & Toronto
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.
Date Published:
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Book Id: 310178


First edition. Octavo. Green cloth with gilt titles and small decoration on spine, small blind stamped publisher's device on rear board in dustjacket. 299 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author, seven illustrated plates, and publisher's device on title page. Endpapers heavily browned (common with this tile), corners slightly bumped, tink ink inscription in pen "23rd May 1938/ C. Times" on front pastedown under the jacket flap, ink name "R. Ellis Roberts" on front free endpaper, page edges foxed. Overall, a very good, sound copy in he original printed dust jacket which is lightly soiled, a bit torn with some paper loss at edges affecting printing at head and foot of spine, rear panel reattached to spine with cellophane tape on verso. Overall, a very good copy in a fairly good dust jacket.


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