London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1932. First Edition. Maugham's thirteenth novel, first serialized in the pages of Hearst's International Magazine from October 1932 - January, 1933. Stott A45. Item #4605
First Impression. Octavo (19cm); navy blue cloth, with titling and author's symbol stamped in gilt and black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [viii],293,pp. Sunning to spine, light wear to extremities, with a tiny vintage booksellers label to lower front pastedown; contents fresh; Very Good+. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and vertically-folded along spine panel, with short tears at lower front joint and lower flap fold, resulting in some attendant creasing; Very Good or better.