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Benson, Stella (Association Copy)
Tobit Transplanted
London: Macmillan and Co, Limited, 1931. Association Copy SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page -" For Harriet and Ellis, to remind them, affectionately, of the time when they so charmingly encouraged me to feel that I was among their friends. This book, in whose pre-natal affairs they took such a kind and helpful part, is sent with my love. Stella Benson March 21st, 1931". Inscribed to Harriet and Ellis Roberts. Ellis Roberts, an editor for "The Nation", wrote the first biography of Stella Benson. Near Fine, top edge a trifle soiled, in a Very Good dust wrapper, 2" curved tear top edge at spine which has old internal tape mend, small chips at spine ends. "Tobit Transplanted" ( titled "The Faraway Bride" in America) is considered her most important novel, her witty yet compassionate story of the plight of displaced Russians. It was inspired by her trip to Manchuria in 1925. An important Association Copy. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books [United States]
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