SIGNED by Maugham. First Edition. 8vo. pp 269. Black cloth covered boards with title and decoration in gilt to front and spine. Maugham has signed and inscribed the half title [please see pictures]. Don Fernando is one of Maugham s travel books, of his time in Spain exploring the country s culture, history, people food and drink. Near fine condition book, gilt on spine and upper board is bright, book square, binding tight, corners sharp, unmarked internally, no spotting or foxing, pages a little browned as usual, overall a lovely copy.
MAUGHAM, W. Somerset, Don Fernando, William Heinemann Ltd., 1935
Biographies & Letters
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