Florence: G. Orioli.
Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. First separate edition. Number 286 of a limited edition of 725 copies, signed by Maugham on the frontispiece. Original beige cloth and mandarin blue paper-covered boards, blocked in red on upper board with the author’s symbol, lettering in gilt on backstrip. A near fine copy, internally bright, with faint toning to edges of boards; mild spine slant. In a very nice dust jacket jacket with a small (1/2 inch) closed tear at the bottom of the front panel and a stray pen mark at the same place. Number 9 in G. Orioli’s “Lungarno Series," which also included work by D.H. Lawrence. Stott A43 b.