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William Heinemann Ltd London: William Heinemann Ltd, (1933). First Edition. Hardcover. Slight fraying along the rear edge of the spine. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper, with a fine presentation. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to actor Rex Harrison: "For/Rex/from/Willie/W. Somerset Maugham." Harrison's most famous role was as Professor Henry Higgins in MY FAIR LADY. In 1990 he was appearing on Broadway in THE CIRCLE by Maugham, opposite Glynis Johns, when he fell ill. It was discovered that he had pancreatic cancer but had been unaware of it, and he died peacefully three weeks later at the age of 82.
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