1938 Stories and Sketches
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
Scarce, with the original unclipped dustwrapper. With a preface by Gissing's son, Alfred C Gissing. Alfred Gissing was an English writer, and headmaster. The stories to this work are 'Phoebe', 'Letty Coe', 'Snapshall's Youngest', 'His Brother's Keeper', 'Under an Umbrella', 'A Calamity at Tooting', 'A Yorkshire Lass', 'The Hapless Boaster', 'The Ring Finger' and 'The Peace Bringer'. In addition to this there are five sketches, 'The friend in Need', 'A Drug in the Market', 'Of Good Address', 'Humble Felictiy', 'A Man of Leisure'. George Gissing was a popular novelist, who wrote 23 novels over a twenty year period between 1880 and 1903. His best known novels include 'The Nether World', 'New Grub Street' and 'The Odd Woman'.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. With original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart with minor bumping to the head and tail of spine. Fading to the head of spine. Dustwrapper is sound, with chipping to the head and tail of spine and to the extremities. Sunning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean.
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