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I Am Jonathan Scrivener [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED]

I Am Jonathan Scrivener [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED]

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I Am Jonathan Scrivener [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED]


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London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, (1930). First Edition. J. Morton Pale dustjacket art. Houghton's extremely uncommon masterpiece of psychological intrigue. This copy inscribed and signed by author at front endpaper, with actor Jean Hersholt's signed bookplate at front pastedown. 'A solitary man is hired, but never meets his employer. His only duty is to organize an extensive library while living in his employer's flat in London. Soon the callers begin arriving, people with influence and colorful lives, whom our narrator befriends through the common bond of mystery: who exactly is Jonathan Scrivener'. Very Good, top front corner bumped, some tiny cloth tears at front spine edge, in Very Good dustjacket (with 7/6 price at spine), modest soiling and wear, shallow loss at top spine end and flap corners. Includes a vintage slipcase


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I Am Jonathan Scrivener [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED]
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About Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA

For the past many years this firm has strived to provide a large, high quality, and diverse collection of mostly fiction published primarily before the Second World War and with their original dustjackets. Our specialties include Photoplay Editions, Mysteries, Fantasy Literature, Plays, Romances, Westerns, Hollywood Interest, and Business Fiction. We also have a large collection of Cocktail Recipe Books, Children's Literature and 19th Century Literature. We pride ourselves on providing accurately described, high grade, and difficult to locate titles in these fiction genres.


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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....

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