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The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories by  E. M Forster - First edition. One of 1000 copies printed - 1911 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 312260)

The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories

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The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories

by Forster, E. M

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Light brown cloth stamped with gilt decoration. Some fraying to spine and bumping to corners, minor discoloration to front board
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1911. First edition. One of 1000 copies printed. 164, [2] pp. 8vo. Light brown cloth stamped with gilt decoration. Some fraying to spine and bumping to corners, minor discoloration to front board, front endpaper damaged from bookplate removal. Good. First edition. One of 1000 copies printed. 164, [2] pp. 8vo. A rare copy of the author's first collection of short stories. Published shortly after "Howards End," this volume would be his last significant work of fiction until "A Passage to India" was published thirteen years later. Kirkpatrick A5a

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
312260
Title
The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories
Author
Forster, E. M
Format/binding
164, [2] pp. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Light brown cloth stamped with gilt decoration. Some fraying to spine and bumping to corners, minor discoloration to front board
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition. One of 1000 copies printed
Publisher
Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1911
Keywords
British | E.M Forster
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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