"First Complete Copy / Printers' binding ... "

Sixteen Self Sketches.

London: Constable and Company, 1949.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First edition. Wood-engraved frontispiece portrait after M. Pikov. 1 vols. 8vo. "First Complete Copy / Printers' binding ... " Red cloth, gilt spine (unlettered); rear hinge cracked. Laurence A259.

Item #32909

A UNIQUE copy, inscribed on the fly leaf by the printer, William Maxwell: "First Complete Copy / Printer's binding 10/12/48/ William Maxwell LL.D." Maxwell's copy is not lettered in gilt, and he has had bound in a newpaper article by Dudley Barker "Shaw's Letters to a Girl," from the Daily Herald May 17-22, 1951.