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London Rare Books

20th century UK first editions mainly in literature, with some philosophy, travel and 19th century literature.

The Cocktail Party [signed by author]


Faber and Faber, London, 1950. Hardback. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st printing and first state with " you shall see here again." at top of page 29 and author's signature without inscfiption to title page. In publisher's original green cloth with titles in gilt to spine - still bright with a hint of fading towards edges. The binding is tight, sound and square. Internally the eps and a couple of early and rear pages are very lightly foxed otherwise clean throughout. The author's signature to title page is without inscription. The unclipped dustjacket is complete and still quite bright at front and rear panels with a little fading to spine which remains legible. A very nice signed copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 001735