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Belloc, Hilaire (1870-1953)
An Heroic Poem in Praise of Wine
London: Peter Davies, 1932. Printed at the Curwen Press, limited edition. Hardcover. 8vo (28 cm), red paper on boards, printed paper label on upper cover. 10 pp. Pictorial bookplate of John Evans (son of Mabel Dodge Luhan of Taos, New Mexico fame) on front paste-down. First edition following the Christmas edition of 1931, limited to 100 copies, and published under the slightly different title "The Praise of Wine : An Heroic Poem." Signed, limited edition, #16 of 100 copies. Additionally inscribed by Belloc on flyleaf: "To My Dearest Son Hilary. H. Belloc. King's Land; Christmas 1933." CONDITION: Good, spine rubbed and partially split, binding intact, covers moderately worn, a few stains to lower cover, faint foxing to endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Arsenault & Company, ABAA [Arrowsic, ME, U.S.A.]
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