London: Constable, 1928.
First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed, "with amazement", to Maugham's bibliographer. Original green decorated cloth. Very good copy in tattered pictorial dust jacket with striking design by Kennington (from a copy of the Brentano's edition, simultaneous with the Constable ed.) Laurence A187a. Item #17965
with an intriguing inscription on the flyleaf:
"Inscribed, with amazement at his calligraphic industry,
which seems to me quite useless, to
Raymond Toole Stott
G. Bernard Shaw
17th July 1929."
Stott became the bibliographer of W. Somerset Maugham, was author of The Circus and Allied Arts (1958-1971), and of A Bibliography of Books on the Circus in English (1964).
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