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A PASSENGER TO ASIA
Typescript 1931. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. One of three copies. Inscribed by the author to Henry Williamson. Carbon copy typescript on green paper bound in black and white patterned paper covered boards. With 4 tipped in original hand drawn and coloured illustrations. With an ALS loosely laid in. The binding remains firm with a little rubbing at the extremities and chipping with loss at the spine tips. The contents are clean with only the odd light fingermark to the margins. With the author?s autograph dedication in blue ink ?For Henry Williamson [underlined]? to the second blank endpaper and further inscribed on the title page ?One of 3 copies / F.P. for H.W in faithful vassalage / 11.20.31?. On the rear endpaper the author has inscribed ?The dead shall live, the living die / & Musick shall untune the sky / - John Dryden?. The ALS, written in blue ink on a single side of one page is addressed to Mr. Williamson and dated 11/21/31. Prokosch thanks him for his ?tremendously kind and just and helpful letter, and for your book (my 1st presentation copy!)?. The letter goes on to discuss advice HW had offered in previous correspondence. With the author?s autograph dedication in blue ink ?For Henry Williamson [underlined]? to the second blank endpaper and further inscribed on the title page ?One of 3 copies / F.P. for H.W in faithful vassalage / 11.20.31?. On the rear endpaper the author has inscribed ?The dead shall live, the living die / & Musick shall untune the sky / - John Dryden?. The ALS, written in blue ink on a single side of one page is addressed to Mr. Williamson and dated 11/21/31. Prokosch thanks him for his ?tremendously kind and just and helpful letter, and for your book (my 1st presentation copy!)?. The letter goes on to discuss advice HW had offered in previous correspondence. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.
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