Of Human Bondage

MAUGHAM,W. Somerset

AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY

MAUGHAM,W. Somerset Of Human Bondage

Heinemann, 1915.

First UK edition. Original blue cloth titled in gilt to spine and upper cover. Inscribed by the author on the half title, "To Arthur William Lissauer W Somerset Maugham 21.8.38". A very good copy with hinges cracking, spine a little dulled and minor wear to the corners. Bookplate of Arthur Wilmer Lissauer to the front pastedown.

The author's most significant work, and classic of twentieth century literature.
"Here is a novel of the utmost importance... One feels as though one were sitting before a splendid Shiraz or Daghestan of priceless texture and intricate weave, admiring, feeling, responding sensually to its colors [sic.] and tones." (Theodore Dreiser in a review of the book in the Athenaeum 21 August 1915)

Stock ID: 25558

£3,500.00

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