Item #50914 The Book-Bag [Book Bag]. William Somerset MAUGHAM.
The Book-Bag [Book Bag].

The Book-Bag [Book Bag].

Florence: G. Orioli, 1932. [Modern Literature] LIMITED EDITION. First separate edition. SIGNED by the author, beneath portrait frontispiece. Octavo (24 x 17cm), pp.109; [3], blank. Printed on handmade paper. Publisher's ivory cloth over pale blue paper-covered boards, edges untrimmed. striking two-tone dust-wrapper. Some minor dustiness and handling, bookplate of Norman Engel to pastedown, spine and extremities of jacket a little toned. Near fine. 725 copies were printed, of which 700 were issued for sale, this copy is no. 339. A story of incest issued by a house that also published D. H. Lawrence and Norman Douglas. Item #50914

Price: £450.00

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