Maugham, W. Somerset ~ Six Stories Written In The First Person Singular : Signed By The Author
Heinemann, London : 1931
The First UK printing published by Heinemann, London in 1931. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Some pushing to the spine ends with a little rubbing to the edges, corners and spine folds. The gilt titling remains bright. Blue top-stain remains bright. Some toning and spotting to the text-block. Some toning to the page edges due to the quality of the paper stock used with some light spotting to the prelims and page edges in places. Small previous bookseller's sticker to the lower front paste-down. Free from inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. A little edge-wear at the spine ends and corners. Some toning to the spine and some light age related markings in places. The P. Youngman Carter wrapper design looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been signed (without dedication) by the author to the front blank end-paper. Scarce with such attributes.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Very Good+