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    W. Somerset Maugham. Cakes and Ale, or The Skeleton in the Cupboard - Signed Limited Edition. London: William Heinemann, [n.d. 1954].

    Limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is number 855, signed by Maugham and by Graham Sutherland, the artist who provided the portrait frontispiece of Maugham and the illustrations throughout. Large octavo. xii, 255 pages. Manuscript facsimiles.

    Publisher's half-bound cream and blue calf binding; leather label to spine. Top edge gilt. Fore-edge and bottom edge untrimmed; some pages unopened. Head and foot of spine are significantly rubbed, but, generally, this is a near fine copy in original glassine, plain brown wrappers, and corner protectors.


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