1934 Mary Magdalen
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Author's Presentation Copy, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, Signed, Uncommon, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this uncommon work.
Inscribed by the author to the recto of the front endpaper, 'Dear Elsie, for Christmas 1934, with love from Edith Olivier'.
In the original unclipped dust wrapper.
A interesting biography on Mary Magdalene, an exploration of the life and Biblical representation of the important figure,
Illustrated with a frontispiece.
Written by Edith Olivier, a prominent writer of the upper classes, known for her friendships with many eminent figures of the day, including Rex Whistler.
Nine pages of adverts to the rear.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, smart, with only a few minor marks to the boards and spine. Very light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Author's inscription to the recto of the front endpaper. Dust wrapper is lightly edge worn, mostly to the head of the spine, with a chip to the rear wrap. Some light marks to the wraps, including some spots to the reverse. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age toned and clean with scattered spots, mostly to the title page.
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