Cakes and Ale (Modern Library #270.1)

By: MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

Price: $16.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition of Somerset Maugham's 1930 novel, which is centered around his Rosie Driffield character. Per the jacket flap, this is the author's favorite of his novels. Includes a special introduction for this edition by Mr. Maugham. --- In Toledano spine 10 / green cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists ML titles, but no total number. Likely published c.1963 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #270.1. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy, but with discreet pencilings on perhaps as many as 12 leaves, prior owner's signature to front paste-down, and slight foxing to textblock edges. Unclipped dust jacket with 2-inch tape-repaired tear to front panel, light chipping and rubbing to extremities but remaining bright and mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xii, 272 pages

Title: Cakes and Ale (Modern Library #270.1)

Author Name: MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions, >>World War II,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1963]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 83449