1947 Innocents: Variations on a Theme
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work. Winner of the inaugural Somerset Maugham Prize in 1947. An uncommon copy.
A collection of short stories concerned with some crisis of human life, innocence, youth.
The first work of Audrey L. Barker, English novelist and short story writer, often writing about love, good and evil, youth, and children as both the catalyst and victims of events. Her writing is well regarded by the literary critics and other authors over time.
Complete with unclipped dust wrapper designed by Duncan Grant.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally lovely with light bumping and fading to head and tail of spine and extremities. Dust wrapper unclipped and smart with some wear, lightly chipped to head and tail of spine, spine darkened. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean.
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