Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ condition. Item #019087
xvi, 367 pages. Number 101 of 1000 copies, signed by Maugham on the limitation page. Red hardcover binding with faded spine and a tiny shelf bump to a lower corner. Top edge gilt, others page edges are untrimmed, leaving many pages uncut and unopened. Black slipcase with printed label has slight rubbing and minor chipping to the extremities with the rear seam beginning to split. Illustrated with a frontisportrait of Maugham. The text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy of this publication of which 985 were originally offered for sale. First edition.