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    W. Somerset Maugham. The Narrow Corner. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932. First edition. Inscribed by Maugham. Publisher's black cloth. Dust jacket is lightly worn and chipped. Very good.

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    First edition. Inscribed by Maugham on the front free endpaper, "For / E. Ordine / W. Somerset Maugham." Octavo. 314 pages.

     

    Publisher's black cloth with gold stamping. Cloth is mildly rubbed with minor fading along edges and spine. Dust jacket has some minor foxing and is lightly edge-worn with some chipping to corners and spine ends. The red of the woman's outfit is vivid on the front panel but is slightly faded on the spine. Very good.

     

    The Narrow Corner had strong sales. Doubleday sales figures show that the American edition sold over 67,000 copies. As with many of Maugham's works, this story was adapted for the screen. The 1933 film starred Ralph Bellamy and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 

    Stott A44b. Morgan, p. 359.

    From the Collection of Norman F. Moore.



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