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Two Stories. The Mare's nest [and] The Long Shadow by  John (1901-1955) HAMPSON - Hardcover - Signed - from Adrian Harrington Rare Books and

Two Stories. The Mare's nest [and] The Long Shadow

by HAMPSON, John (1901-1955)

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London: E. Lahr, 1931. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Octavo, pp.27 [5]. Number 147 of just 250 copies SIGNED by the author in black ink to limitation page at rear of the volume. In publisher's quarter blue cloth with cream paper-covered boards and black titles to cream paper label on spine. With original cream dust-jacket, black titles to spine and front cover, and navy half moon design. All edges untrimmed. Some light spotting to boards and jacket. Jacket lightly browned with one tear to the front cover and a small chip from the head of the spine. Very good indeed.
  • Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 48553
  • Title: Two Stories. The Mare's nest [and] The Long Shadow
  • Author: HAMPSON, John (1901-1955)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: E. Lahr, 1931
  • Bookseller catalogs: LITERATURE;


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