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2020-09-11 14:09:24
Maugham, W. Somerset
The Making of a Saint
L.C. Page, 1898. First edition, first state (8 pages of ads, title on spine in gilt with author's name and publisher in black). VG/-. Grey cloth illustrated in green, grey and gilt, lettered in black and gilt. Gilt is bright, covers clean, a touch of rubbing at extremities, spine very slightly faded (see picture). There is a small, rather faint tan spot at top edge of text block (see picture). Contents are clean and unmarked, binding and hinges sound. Four glossy illustrations by Gilbert James, all of which are present and in very good condition. A remarkably nice copy of the author's second book, very scarce in the first state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: The BookChase [Wiscasset, ME, U.S.A.]
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