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FORSTER, E. M. The Eternal Moment and other stories, London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1928, 8°, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed: "E. M. Delafield from E. M. Forster, thanking her for her work, also for a letter that she was so good as to write, some years ago, to The Times. 28-3-28," original maroon cloth gilt, t.e.g. [Kirkpatrick Forster A13a]

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FORSTER, E. M. The Eternal Moment and other stories, London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1928, 8°, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed: "E. M. Delafield from E. M. Forster, thanking her for her work, also for a letter that she was so good as to write, some years ago, to The Times. 28-3-28," original maroon cloth gilt, t.e.g. [Kirkpatrick Forster A13a]

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E. M. Delafield was the pseudonym of Edmée Elizabeth Monica Dashwood (1890-1943), an author who published her first novel Zella Sees Herself in 1917 whilst living in Exeter during the war. During the 'twenties and 'thirties, Delafield published at least one, sometimes several books each year.
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