Isak Dinesen – Seven Gothic Tales – First UK Edition 1934

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Isak Dinesen – Seven Gothic Tales – First UK Edition 1934

£475.00

Out of stock

£475.00

A first edition, first printing published by Putnam in 1934. Octavo, pp 522. Purple cloth covered hard boards, gilt lettering to the spine. In the original dust wrapper, unclipped (7s. 6d. net). Previous owner’s inscription dated December 1935 to the ffep. First printing of the author’s first book; she went onto to publish her best known work, Out of Africa, three years later. Book is in Good condition, boards somewhat grubby; wrapper is also Good, worn especially to the spine and has some old paper reinforcement repairs to the verso. A scarce find with the jacket.

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A first edition, first printing published by Putnam in 1934. Octavo, pp 522. Purple cloth covered hard boards, gilt lettering to the spine. In the original dust wrapper, unclipped (7s. 6d. net). Previous owner’s inscription dated December 1935 to the ffep. First printing of the author’s first book; she went onto to publish her best known work, Out of Africa, three years later. Book is in Good condition, boards somewhat grubby; wrapper is also Good, worn especially to the spine and has some old paper reinforcement repairs to the verso. A scarce find with the jacket.