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    W. Somerset Maugham. Ten Books, including: Merry-Go-Round. [and:] Of Human Bondage. [and:] Hour Before Dawn. [and:] Catalina. [and:] Moon & Sixpence, The Opera. [and:] Points of View. [and:] The Kite. [and:] Lure of Tahiti. [and:] Short Stories. [and:] Ashenden. All generally very good.

    More Information: The Merry-Go-Round. London: William Heinemann, 1904. First edition, first issue. Small octavo. 398 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Boards rubbed; extremities worn. Mild discoloration to a few pages. Three bookplates. Generally, very good. Stott A7a. [and:] Of Human Bondage. New York: George H. Doran Company, [n.d., circa 1920s?]. Later printing. Octavo. 648 pages. Publisher's red cloth block and stamped in black and gold. Binding loose. Boards rubbed and faded; spine ends fraying. Leaf before title page appears to have been removed. Good. [and:] The Hour Before Dawn. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1942. First edition. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth. Boards rubbed; gilt dulled. Generally very good in worn dust jacket. Stott A61a. [and:] Catalina. London: William Heinemann., [1948]. First edition. Twelvemo. 256 pages. Publisher's red cloth stamped in gold (most copies of this issue were stamped in silver - "gold copies are scarce" according to Stott). Very slightly cocked. Heavy foxing to page edges; some scattered foxing to pages. Very good in dust jacket. Stott A67a. [and:] The Moon and Sixpence, Opera in Three Acts. London: Sadler's Wells Trust Ltd., [1957]. First edition. Signed by composer John Gardner and two members of the cast. Octavo pamphlet. 33 pages. Black stapled wrappers lettered in yellow. Minor wear to wrappers; interior bright. Overall, a fine copy. Stott A76. [and:] Points of View. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1959. First American edition. Octavo. 284 pages. Publisher's gilt- and red-stamped black cloth. Near fine in dust jacket. Stott A77b. [and:] The Kite and Other Stories. London: Heinemann, 1963. Twelvemo. 133 pages. Publisher's yellow pictorial cloth. Spine and board edges sun-faded. Slightly cocked. Inked name and ownership sticker to front pastedown. Generally very good. Stott B27. [and:] The Lure of Tahiti. Honolulu: Mutual Publishing Company, [1986]. First edition. Mass market paperback. 324 pages. Short stories by several authors, selected and edited by A. Grove Day. Maugham is represented by his story "My South Sea Island." Near fine. [and:] Short Stories. London: The Folio Society, 1985 [i.e. third impression, 1989]. Octavo. 339 pages. Illustrations by Christopher Brown. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth, printed in green and lettered in gold. Top edge stained blue. Pale blue endpapers. Fine in slipcase. [and:] Ashenden. [N.p.]: Penguin, [1992]. 252 pages. Trade paperback; A&E television presentation tie-in. Remainder stripe on bottom edge. Near fine. From the Collection of Norman F. Moore.

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