Lot 139 of 455:
W. Somerset Maugham's Theatre 1st Ed. Inscribed in DJ  

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Theatre. A Novel

Maugham, W. Somerset


William Heinemann



18.9x13 cm (7½x5"), original blue cloth, publisher logo and name in black, title in gilt on cover and spine, original dust jacket, top edge stained blue. First Edition.

Inscribed to and with the bookplate of a T.J. Kealy, a press representative for the London theater in the late 1930s. Inscription reads "for T.J. Kealy, a novel to pass an idle hour or two. - W. Somerset Maugham".

Lot Amendments

Jacket shows touches of wear along edges and sunning to spine; faint wear to edges of boards and sunning to slightly leaning spine; toning and foxing to edges of textblock, occasional foxing throughout, text clean throughout; near fine in like jacket.

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