THE VAGRANT MOOD: Six Essays
Published by William Heinemann in London 1952
FIRST TRADE EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. scarlet cloth hardback, gilt, in unclipped dust jacket. 241pp. Signed 'W. Somerset Maugham 1 November 1955' in ink to ffep. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown and neat ink name to top of half-title. Slight offsetting to ffep from glue of bookplate on front pastedown (please see photo). Small areas of fading to spine and lower edge of boards. Dust jacket faded to spine and areas of front cover. Some damage to edges with small areas of loss to spine and creases and closed tears to covers. Overall GOOD+ in sound dust jacket.