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Mourning Becomes Electra.

by Eugene O'Neill

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London, UK Jonathan Cape, 1932. Hardcover First Edition UK (1932); Eighth Printing (1955). Very Good to Very Good+: shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; moderate spine lean; the very faintest soiling to the upper corner of the rear panel; the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging. The binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly-used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.25 x 1 inches). 288 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.5 ounces. First Edition UK (1932); Eighth Printing (1955). Hardback: Lacks DJ. About this Item: , London, 1963. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Solid attractive copy with no significant problems. First published 1932, this was its 11th printing in England by this publisher. 7 3/4" high so shorted than most books. Owne's signature on front free end paper. Jacket still has 18s price net. Lightly read, light soiling to page edges. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering of author signature on front panel and lettering on spine. Blue cloth still bright and fresh. Small bump to base of spine. Jacket has moderate soiling on rear panel and faint edgewear. In mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 003826


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