SUMMER STORM - INSCRIBED. Frank Swinnerton, Edmond Dulac, novel, jacket art.


New York: George H. Doran Company, 1926. First American Edition. Item #1064

First Printing. Octavo; olive green cloth, with titles stamped in black at spine and front panel; dustjacket; 341pp. With a ten-line inscription by the author on the front endpaper in a tiny, elegant hand: "The owner of this book is the possessor of a genuine first edition, as this was published about six weeks before the English edition appeared. Furthermore, the owner, by possessing the book, will have assisted that most deserving cause, the property of the Women's City Club of Philadelphia. To the owner, therefore, I offer my respectful compliments." Barely-perceptible trace of sunning to spine, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket designed by Edmond Dulac; gentle sunning to spine, with a nearly invisible tear along lower rear joint. A beautiful copy of an elegantly designed title.

Price: $175.00

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