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    W. Somerset Maugham. Eleven Titles, Including Bernie Taupin's Copy of Theatre. In generally good to very good condition.

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    Including: Of Human Bondage. London: William Heinemann, [1915]. First English edition, second impression. Octavo. 648 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Hinges cracked, binding loose. Boards rubbed, cloth split and fraying. Dampstain to front endpapers. Fair.Stott A21b. [and:] Liza of Lambeth. London: William Heinemann, [1930]. The Travellers Library edition. Twelvemo. 214 pages plus 26 pages of ads. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Extremities lightly rubbed. Binding cocked. Inked name. Near very good in dust jacket. Stott A1e. [and:] Theatre - Bernie Taupin's copy. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1937. First edition. Octavo. 292 pages. Original gilt-stamped black cloth. Publisher's red stain to top edge is somewhat mottled. Lightly rubbed boards. Toned endpapers. With the embossed ownership stamp of songwriter Bernie Taupin (Taupin wrote the lyrics of all of Elton John's biggest hits and cites Maugham as one of his major literary influences). Very good in dust jacket. Stott A52a. [and:] The Mixture as Before. London: William Heinemann, [1940]. First edition. Small octavo. 288 pages. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth. Publisher's blue stain to top edge. Foxing to fore-edge and bottom edge. Very good in dust jacket. Stott A58a. [and:] Strictly Personal. London: William Heinemann, [1942]. First English edition. Twelvemo. 196 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Minor stains to boards. Binding slightly cocked. Very good in dust jacket. Stott A60d. [and:] The Hour Before the Dawn. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1945. First Australian edition. Twelvemo. 266 pages. Publisher's brown-stamped brown cloth. Extremities faded. Binding cocked. Edges foxed. Inked gift inscription. Good in worn and chipped dust jacket. Stott A61b. [and:] Catalina. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1948. First American edition. Octavo. 275 pages. Original gilt-stamped black cloth. Publisher's yellow stain to top edge. Laid in is a four-page publishers leaflet two articles on the book by Henry Seidel Canby and Ken McCormick. Fine in dust jacket. Stott A67b. [and:] Encore. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1952. First American edition. Twelvemo. 156 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth. Minor rubbing to boards. Very good in dust jacket. Original stories by Maugham with the screenplay adaptations by other writers. Stott A73b. [and:] A Maugham Twelve. London: Heinemann, [1966]. First edition. Octavo. 340 pages. Selected and with an Introduction by Angus Wilson. Original gilt-stamped red cloth. Publisher's red stain to top edge. Boards rubbed; corners lightly bumped. Binding slightly cocked. Very good in dust jacket. Stott B32. [and:] Maugham's Malaysian Stories. Singapore/Hong Kong: Heinemann Educational Books (Asia), [1969]. Trade paperback. First edition. Twelvemo. xix, 186 pages. Selected and with an Introduction by Anthony Burgess. Minor gouge to fore-edge. Else fine. Stott B35. [and:] Appointment. New York: Green Tiger Press. [1993]. First (separate) edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Adapted by Alan Benjamin; illustrated by Roger Essley. Publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth with pictorial paper paste-on to front board. Fine. Based on Maugham's version of an old Arabic fable which originally appeared in his play "Sheppey." From the Collection of Norman F. Moore.



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