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The Fothergill Omnibus (SIGNED)

The Fothergill Omnibus (SIGNED)

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The Fothergill Omnibus (SIGNED)

by Fothergill, John; R. G. Collingwood; Gerald Gould (intro)

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Near fine, limited & numbered edition (no 4 of 250), signed by all 17 authors: Thomas Burke, Martin Armstrong, H.R. Barbor, Eli
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London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1931. 1st. hardback. Near fine, limited & numbered edition (no 4 of 250), signed by all 17 authors: Thomas Burke, Martin Armstrong, H.R. Barbor, Elizabeth Bowen, Gerald Bullett, G.K. Chesterton, A.E. Coppard, E.M. Delafield, L.P. Hartley, Storm Jameson, Margaret Kennedy, Edward Shanks, Helen Simpson, J.C. Squire, L.A.G. Strong, Frank Swinnerton, and Rebecca West. Green leather-bound boards, gilt cover design and spine titling bright; discolouration on spine otherwise protected in mylar sleeve; text block firm, top edge gilt, pages unmarked and crisp.. 8vo: crown (200 x 140 / 8"" x 5_""). The Fothergill Omnibus 'for which Seventeen Eminent Authors have written short stories upon one and the same plot:A man gets into a correspondence with a woman whom he doesn't know and he finds romance in it. Then he sees a girl, falls in love with her in the ordinary way, marries her and drops the academic correspondence. Happiness, then friction. He writes again to the unknown woman and finds consolation till by an accident it is discovered that the married couple are writing to one another.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
IYC116489
Title
The Fothergill Omnibus (SIGNED)
Author
Fothergill, John; R. G. Collingwood; Gerald Gould (intro)
Format/Binding
Hardback
Book Condition
Used - Near fine, limited & numbered edition (no 4 of 250), signed by all 17 authors: Thomas Burke, Martin Armstrong, H.R. Barbor, Eli
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Eyre and Spottiswoode
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1931
Pages
398
Size
8vo: crown (200 x 140 / 8\"\" x
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
1st, short stories, signed, Fothergill, Rebecca West, LPHartley, limited, Chesterton
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INKLINGS & YARNSPINNERSA new online bookshop forFIRST & SIGNED EDITIONS, RARE BOOKSA particular focus on:- The Oxford Inklings with their Friends & Influences (C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, Barfield, Williams, Chesterton, Macdonald, Sayers, etc)- Great 20th Century Novelists (e.g. Graham Greene & John le Carré; Anthony Powell & Evelyn Waugh; P. D. James etc)- Great 20th Century Poets (e.g. T. S. Eliot, John Masefield, Walter de la Mare, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Stevie Smith, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Dylan Thomas, etc)- Christian Theology (e.g. from library sales)

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Text Block
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Top Edge Gilt
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