Paris: The Hours Press, 1930. FIRST EDITION of the author's first separately published work, EX LIBRIS DENNIS HEALEY. pp.[ii]; 4; , notes. Number 37 of 100 copies SIGNED by the author. Original russet-coloured printed card covers with wraparound paper band, announcing the young author as prize-winner of a contest sponsored by the Hours Press to compose a poem on the concept of time. Catalogue description of some vintage loosely inserted at rear (book then retailing at £1350). Internally fine, some dustiness to fragile covers and paper sash, some toning to extremities, neat professional repair to a chip at spine top and corners; show extremely well. A very good copy. From the library of Dennis Healey, Chancellor of the Exchequer, one of the four Great Offices of the UK, from 1974 to 1979. Item #46518
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