Creatures of circumstance.
London: William Heineman, . 8vo. [vi], 310 pp. FIRST EDITION. Red publisher’s cloth, in original red and white dust-jacket, chipped and missing a small portion at the foot of spine, with some repairs. Item #11945
First edition. Many of the stories in this collection were originally written in Maugham’s youth, having been revised and often re-named, as in the case of The Mother, originally entitled La Cachirra, and The Luncheon, originally Cousin Amy. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 258; Stott, A66a; NCBEL, 4, 663.
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