Title: Noble Essences: A Book of Characters.
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston
Publication Date: 1950
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
8vo. Brown cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 356pp. Very good/very good. Jacket rubbed and a bit edgeworn. A tight and nice first edition of this collection that the jacket front panel describes thusly: "Sir Osbert Delineates an Era & Himself Through Portraits of People of Exceptional Talent, Wit & Genius: Writers & Artists Dear to Him in England's Golden Day." Subjects include Edmund Gosse, Ronald Firbank, Wilfred Owen, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Ada Leverson, Walter Richard Sickert, W.H. Davies, Violet Gordon Woodhouse, Rex Whistler and Arnold Bennett. Bookseller Inventory # 36597
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