The Peacock Country.

WARING, P. Alston.

Published by The John Day Company [1948], New York, 1948
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Illustrations by Vera Bock. Small 4to. Grey cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. xi, 100pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Very good. Binding a bit age toned and lightly soiled, though internally tight, bright and "Near fine." First edition of this nicely illustrated collection of tales about India -- and possibly signed and inscribed by him (unconfirmed), for below the printed dedication ("For Theodore and Sandra David and Joan") on page vii is handsomely penned "and / David McCallum / from / 'Pa' 1948." (The "Pa" in quotation marks suggests a self-reference to P.A. Waring.). Bookseller Inventory # 39768

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Title: The Peacock Country.

Publisher: The John Day Company [1948], New York

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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