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[Galsworthy, John] ('John Sinjohn')
VILLA RUBEIN. LONDON: DUCKWORTH & CO., 1900
LOT SOLD. 375 GBP
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[Galsworthy, John] ('John Sinjohn')
VILLA RUBEIN. LONDON: DUCKWORTH & CO., 1900
LOT SOLD. 375 GBP
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[Galsworthy, John] ('John Sinjohn')
VILLA RUBEIN. LONDON: DUCKWORTH & CO., 1900
8vo (185 x 122mm.), FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO FORD MADDOX FORD ("Nov. 7. 1900 | F.M. Hueffer. | from the Author") on front free endpaper, original cherry-coloured cloth with two lettering pieces, collector's chemise and slipcase, some browning to endpapers, upper hinge split, spine slightly soiled
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Provenance

Christie's, New York, 27 September 1995, lot 126

Literature

Marrot p. 5

Catalogue Note

In a letter from Ford to Galsworthy, the recipient of this novel stated '...I have just finished reading the Villa Rubein, with a great deal of pleasure and with my interest sustained to the last page - to the last word, even, and that is the great thing, it seems to me. I don't write as a critic, which I am not, but as a fellow craftsman..."

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