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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    COWARD, Noel (1899-1973). The Vortex. A Play in Three Acts. London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1924. Small 4° (187 x 135mm). Half title (lightly browned throughout). Original blue cloth, printed labels on upper cover and spine. Contemporary British Dramatists, Volume XIX. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Rupert, with love and extravagant kisses, Noel, 1924."

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    COWARD, Noel (1899-1973). The Vortex. A Play in Three Acts. London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1924. Small 4° (187 x 135mm). Half title (lightly browned throughout). Original blue cloth, printed labels on upper cover and spine. Contemporary British Dramatists, Volume XIX. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Rupert, with love and extravagant kisses, Noel, 1924."

    With another edition of The Vortex (New York, 1924, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, "Kate doesn't know, Charlie doesn't know, Nobody knows by Jesus, Noel, 1924") and Fallen Angels (London, 1925, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR). (3)


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