THE PAINTED VEIL [with original dust jacket]

Maugham, W. Somerset [1874-1965]
Published by William Heinemann Ltd in London 1925
SKU: 49966
£2,300.00
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, THIRD STATE 8vo. black cloth hardback, gilt titles to spine and upper board and black embossed device to upper board, in SCARCE original dust jacket. 289pp. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price-clipped - price of 7s. 6d. net to dust jacket spine. Rear inner hinge a little strectched. A couple of tiny rubs to base of cloth spine. Dust jacket has small areas of loss to top and base with some creases and edgewear. Main title of spine to dust jacket faded but price, author and publisher still bright and legible. Overall VG in Good, Sound Dust Jacket. (Stott A33c - page facing title page lists 8 novels and 18 plays)

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