1949 Brief Lives and Other Selected Writings
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work.
Inscribed by the author to the title page, inscribed to his friend Miranda Wood.
In the original unclipped dustwrapper.
A selection of the writings of John Aubrey, the English antiquary.
Including his best known work, 'Brief Lives', a selection of short biographical pieces.
Edited and with an introduction by Anthony Powell. Powell was an English author, best known for his twelve volume work, 'A Dance to the Music of Time', which is one of the longest novels in English.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. A little fading to the spine and head of the boards. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Dustwrapper is discoloured to the spine with some marks to the wraps. Loss to the head of the wraps and spine. Closed tear to the spine and a small chip to the front flyleaf. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spot, mostly to the first and last few pages.
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