We previously bought and/or sold this book in the following, or similar, condition:
One of 175 copies, SIGNED by the author. This is copy number 168. Original green buckram, gilt label, top edge gilt, untrimmed. The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, bright and unfaded. The spine is - as usual - lightly faded at the spine. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are unmarked. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There is a small neat ownership name on the ffep. The slipcase is intact and robust. It is lightly soiled and scuffed. A very nice copy. SIGNED by Maugham at the limitation page.
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as Issued)
Publisher: Heinemann 1935