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The Man of Property and Indian Summer of a Forsyte

by Galsworthy, John

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued


New York, New York, USA: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969. BU3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color and black and white photo illustrated wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease in the front cover plus the original owner's name in blue ink on the front endpaper. This is the first volume in the author's family saga "The Forsyte Chronicles." The story of a man, his beautiful wife and her lover. The passions created by this triangle touch off a series of events that shake both this powerful family and the very world around them. This book is considered social history as well as great fiction as it portrays the British propertied class in the mid-Victorian era. This printing has a black and white photograph of the Forsyte family as seen on the N.E.T. TV presentation of "The Forstye Saga." The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. By the author of "Another Sheaf," "Awakening," "Beyond," "Fraternity," "In Chancery," "Jenseits," "Jocelyn," "Motley," "Saint's Progress," "A Sheaf," "Strife," "To Let," and "White Ship." 342p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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