Of human bondage. With a digression on the art of fiction. An address by W. Somerset Maugham.

[Washington]: [U.S. Government Printing Office], 1946. 8vo. 16, [2] pp. Original blue-gray printed boards. Signed by the author on the fly-leaf, ownership inscription to front paste-down. Item #11947

Limited edition, first state, with the second blank conjugate to the colophon. This is the lecture given by Maugham when he presented the manuscript of his novel Of human bondage to the Library of Congress. Limited to 800 copies, this is one of 500 signed by the author, and given as souvenirs to those who were at the ceremony. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 256; Stott, A65a; NCBEL, 4, 663.

Price: $500.00

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