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The Death of a God and other Stories

Sitwell, Osbert

Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd., London, England, 1949
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Orange cloth on boards. Volume has moderate soil to page ends top and bottom. Foxing on rear eps, shadow from jacket foldover fep. Jacket is worn with chips and has a large tear on the back cover that has been repaired with tape that has browned. Sounds a lot worse then it looks. Now in clear cover. "Death of a God contains nineteen short stories by Sir Osbert Sitwell which have been published since 1940. They include the contents of his Open the Door! with the addition of Staggered Holidays which has not appeared in any other collection of Sir Osbert's, and A Place of One's Own, originally issued as a separate book and later made into a very successful film under the same title. Contents: 1. Death of a God; 2. Defeat; 3. The Man Who Drove Strindberg Mad; 4. Pompey and some Peaches - A Stereoscopic Story in Two Parts - I; 5. Pompey and some Peaches - II; 6. Shadow Play; 7. Lovers' Meeting; 8. Touching Wood; 9. The Woman who Hated Flowers; 10. Primavera; 11. Plague-cart before Horse; 12. Champagne for the Old Lady; 13. True Lovers' Knot; 14. The Messenger; 15. Dead Heat; 16. Long Journey; 17. Idyll through the Looking Glass; 18. A Place of One's Own; 19. Staggered Holiday. Bookseller Inventory # JB14887

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Title: The Death of a God and other Stories

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., London, England

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: H. Cowdell, Jacket Art

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition Thus

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