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Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham by Robert Calder - First Edition, First Impression - 1989 - from Lazarus Books Limited and Biblio.com

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Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham

by Robert Calder

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


London: Heinemann, 1989. First Edition, First Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1989 First edition, first impression. Size large octavo, 429 pages including index. Grey hard cover with silver gilt titles to the spine, with the dust jacket. Book condition near fine, top corner slightly bumped else fine, a very clean copy. Dust jacket condition very good plus, slight rub/crease to corners and spine ends , inner flaps creased, not price clipped.
  • Bookseller: Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015886
  • Title: Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham
  • Author: Robert Calder
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition, First Impression
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0434105066
  • ISBN 13: 9780434105069
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: NON FICTION BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHIES ENGLISH NOVELIST AUTHORS WRITERS LITERATURE
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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