H. C. Bailey. Two Copies of Call Mr. Fortune...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionH. C. Bailey. Two Copies of Call Mr. Fortune. London and New York: 1920 and 1921. First edition and first American edition.
H. C. Bailey. Call Mr. Fortune. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1920. First edition. Octavo. [vi], 279, , [31, ads],  pages. Publisher's full light blue cloth; spine stamped in gilt; front stamped in blind. Edges untrimmed. Fair amount of edge wear and bumping to binding; backstrip sunned with spine ends pushed and beginning to fray; rubbing and light soiling to boards with small splash at front joint. Text block edges softened and faintly toned with scattered foxing; top edge dust-soiled. Occasional marginal foxing and thumbsoiling scattered throughout. Very good.
[Together with:] Call Mr. Fortune. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1921. First American edition. Octavo. , 262 pages. Publisher's full red cloth, front and spine stamped in black. Minor shelf wear at extremities of binding; backstrip lightly faded; spine ends pushed; corners softly bumped; a touch of rubbing to boards. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; bump at fore-edge of handful of leaves toward front. Near fine. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Queen's Quorum 68.
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