Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine condition. Item #019088
279 pages. Number 167 of 391 copies, signed by Maugham on the limitation page. Grey hardcover binding with minimal browning/sunning to the spine. Top edge gilt; others page edges are untrimmed, leaving many pages uncut and unopened. The original slipcase with printed label has minimal shelfwear and is browned/sunned. Illustrated with a frontisportrait of Maugham. The text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy of this publication of which 375 were originally offered for sale. First edition.