London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
O'FLAHERTY, Liam (1896-1984). The Assassin. London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. 8°. Half title. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt (spine lightly faded), dust-jacket (head of backstrip of dust-jacket slightly frayed, spine very lightly faded). NUMBER 55 OF 150 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
With 17 other books by Frank O'Connor, Liam O'Flaherty, John Osborne, Sean O'Casey and others. (18)
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