New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1949.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed. [Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings] Shaplen, Robert. A CORNER OF THE WORLD. New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1949. First edition, first printing. 8vo., 246pp. Embossed cinnamon coloured cloth gilt stamped at the spine. The corners of the original Warren Chappell illustrated dustwrapper are clipped. This book was a gift to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings from her second husband, Norton Baskin, & is thusly inscribed & signed in blue ink on the ffe:. "For Marjorie / With love, / Norman" Tales from the Far East in the Maugham tradition. "The ant-heap of post war Asia. . . a tour-de-force in observation and sensual witnessing". This title later published as a Signet pbk: THE LOVE MAKING OF MAX-ROBERT. A lovely Association Copy from one of America's leading author's library. A lovely near fine or better copy in a very good or better dustwrapper showing light use.
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