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    W. Somerset Maugham. Eleven Titles. All in very good or better condition.

    More Information: Titles include: Don Fernando. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1935. First American edition. 307 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth. "Library book #338" written in large letters, in ink, on both front endpapers. Dust jacket is lightly chipped; spine is sunned. Very good. Stott A49c. [and:] France at War. London: William Heinemann, [1940]. First edition. Pocket-sized trade paperback. 89 pages. Binding slightly skewed. Very good. Stott A56a. [and:] France at War. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1940. Another copy, this, the first American edition. 111 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Binding cocked. Top edge foxed. Endpapers toned. Very good in darkened dust jacket. Stott A56b. [and:] The Moon and Sixpence. New York: The Heritage Press, [1941]. First illustrated edition. Tall octavo. 282 pages. With illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele and Paul Gaugin. Original yellow-beige buckram blocked in brown. Publisher's brown stain to top edge. Pictorial endpapers. Areas of discoloration to top of front board. Very good. Stott A22e. [and:] A Writer's Notebook. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1949. First American trade edition. Octavo. 367 pages. Original gilt-stamped black cloth. Publisher's red stain to top edge. Red endpapers. Minimal rubbing to boards. Inked name. Very good in chipped and price-cut dust jacket. Stott A70e. [and:] Trio. London: William Heinemann, 1950. First edition. Twelvemo. 145 pages. Includes stories by Maugham and the screenplay adaptation by Maugham, R. C. Sheffiff, and Noel Langley. Publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Fine in dust jacket. Stott A71a. [and:] The Writer's Point of View. London: National Book League/Cambridge University Press, 1951. First edition; review copy with publisher's slip laid in. 23 pages. Publisher's red-stamped buff wrappers. Droplet stains to front cover. Some rust to staples at center opening. Very good. Stott A72. Text of a 1951 lecture delivered by Maugham in London. [and:] Selected Prefaces and Introductions. London: Heinemann, [1963]. First English edition. Original gilt-stamped green cloth, with publisher's green stain to top edge. Octavo. 152 pages. Foxing to fore-edge. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. Stott B31. [and:] Remembering Mr. Maugham. {N.p.]: University of Southern California Friends of the Libraries, 1966. Octavo. 37 pages. Original saddle-stapled pale blue wrappers. Small chips around the edges of covers; some separation of wraps at staples. Interior bright and clean. Very good. A conversation with Ruth Gordon, Clare Booth Luce, George Cukor, Garson Kanin, and Aerol Arnold. [and:] Princess September. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969. First edition. Square octavo. Unpaginated. Illustrations by Jacqueline Ayer. Publisher's brownish-gray cloth with black stamping. Floral-patterned endpapers. Lower corner of dust jacket flap has been clipped, but price remains printed in top corner. Near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. Juvenile. Stott A55b. [and:] [Oliver Haddo, pseudonym of Aleister Crowley]. How to Write a Novel! After W. S. Maugham. [Thame: Mandrake House, 1991]. Unpaginated (18 pages). Octavo pamphlet. Original saddle-stapled manila wrappers. Fine. From the Collection of Norman F. Moore.

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