In exceptional condition
Blixen, Karen (Dinesen, Isak) ~ Out Of Africa
Putnam, London : 1937
The First UK printing published by Putnam, London in 1937. The BOOK is in exceptionally near Fine condition. Original maroon cloth with gilt titles to the spine. The binding remains square and tight. The cloths without fading and the contents clean throughout. Free from inscriptions or stamps. A small bookseller's paper label to the lower front pastedown. The WRAPPER is neatly price-clipped and is in near Fine condition. The correct first issue with the correct reviews to the rear panel. Without loss and just the slightest of rubbing to the extremities and toning to the rear panel. The wrapper colouring remains very bright and fresh with none of the usual fading to the spine. The wrapper artwork looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The first UK printing precede the American first edition of 1938 which was issued under the author's pseudonym Isak Dinesen. As nice a copy as you are likely to find and by far the best copy we have handled to date. Housed in a custom solander box with marbled inserts and gilt titling. Collectible.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine