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Splendours and Miseries.

Stock Code 108045

London, Faber and Faber, 1943

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Inscribed to the author. Gift inscription to the author in blue ink on front free endpaper, 'For Sacheverell Sitwell: / With every good wish / Elsa Scammell'.

First edition, inscribed to the author by Elsa Scammell (d. 2003); 8vo; 16 black and white plates, printed adress label of Rodney and Elsa Scammell to front free endpaper, scattered light foxing, leaves slightly toned; publisher's yellow cloth, central silver device to upper cover and spine, silver lettering to spine, corners and spine ends slightly rubbed, blue topstain, other edges uncut, with the unclipped pictorial dustjacket within glassine wrapper, light wear to extremities, NPG tissue wrapper with label, overall a very good copy.

Provenance

Provenance: Sir Sacheverell Sitwell (gift inscription to front free endpaper); National Portrait Gallery Exhibition. The Sitwells: 14/10/94 - 22/1/95. Catalogue No. f63 / 6.51e.

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