Nicholas Blake [Cecil Day Lewis] – The Worm of Death – First Edition 1961 – SIGNED and INSCRIBED to ‘Nanny’ Bowler on the date of publication

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Nicholas Blake [Cecil Day Lewis] – The Worm of Death – First Edition 1961 – SIGNED and INSCRIBED to ‘Nanny’ Bowler on the date of publication

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A first edition, first printing published by Collins Crime Club in 1961. A very good/near fine book with some spotting to the top edge, some off-setting to the front endpaper. Inscribed on the front endpaper by Day Lewis: ‘Nan/affectionately/from the author/6.10.61’. In a very good unclipped wrapper with wear to the edges and corners and scratches to the rear panel. The recipient was Minnie Bowler, nanny to Cecil Day Lewis’s children (Daniel and Tamsin). Exceptionally rare warm inscription.

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A first edition, first printing published by Collins Crime Club in 1961. A very good/near fine book with some spotting to the top edge, some off-setting to the front endpaper. Inscribed on the front endpaper by Day Lewis: ‘Nan/affectionately/from the author/6.10.61’. In a very good unclipped wrapper with wear to the edges and corners and scratches to the rear panel. The recipient was Minnie Bowler, nanny to Cecil Day Lewis’s children (Daniel and Tamsin). Exceptionally rare warm inscription.