1930 The White Paternoster
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Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed
A limited edition work, of which three hundred and ten copies were printed, three hundred being for sale. This copy is numbered thirty-eight. Signed by the author to the edition page. A collection of short stories by T. F. Powys. Containing 'The White Paternoster', 'A Box of Sweets', 'The Golden Gates', 'Mr Guppy's Garden', 'A Pretty Babe', 'The Hunted Beast', and more. Written by Theodore Francis Powys. Powys was a short-story writer and novelist, who is best known for his novel 'Mr Weston's Good Wine'. Powys was deeply religious, and was heavily influenced by the Bible. With an illustration to the title page by Ray Garnett. Bookplate to the front pastedown, 'B. R. Overbury'.
In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with patterned paper to the boards. Externally, smart. A little discolouration to the spine and to the head of the front joint. Some light bumping to the extremities. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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