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Acton, Harold ~ Peonies And Ponies : Signed By The Author
Chatto and Windus, London : 1941
The First UK printing published by Chatto and Windus, London in 1941. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing and fading at the extreme spine tips. Some mild dulling to the gilt titling to the spine. Some very slight toning and spotting to the text-block. Mild offsetting to the front blank end-papers. The crimson top-stain is still very bright. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light edge-wear at the spine tips. Some toning to the flaps and folds. A little age related markings in places. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been inscribed and signed by the author to the front blank end-paper : 'To Herbert Van Thal, one of the very few who are kind about my writing, most gratefully, from , Harold Acton'. The recipient Herbert Van Thal, was a British bookseller, publisher, agent, biographer, and anthologist. A scarce copy with such attributes. Collectible.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Very Good++