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Cakes and ale: or, the skeleton in the cupboard

MAUGHAM, W[illiam] Somerset

Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, 1930
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Turquoise publisher's cloth, black & gold label to top cover and spine, cloth is quite sunned, with some light soiling. An uncut copy signed by the author on fly-leaf, ownership inscription of W. Corbin Douglass dated 1930 to front paste-down. First American edition. As with many of his novels, this was also printed in installments in Harper's Bazaar, starting in the March, 1930 issue. The most favorably regarded novel by the critics, it was also apparently Maugham's favorite. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 164; Stott, A40b; NCBEL, 4, 663. Bookseller Inventory # 11846

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Title: Cakes and ale: or, the skeleton in the ...

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City

Publication Date: 1930


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