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A Communication to my Friends

By George Moore

1933 - The Nonesuch Press

9.5" by 6", 86, (1)pp

 

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A limited first edition of A Communication to my Friends by George Moore.

Bound in quarter leather and paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper.

First Edition.

No. 958 of 1000 Limited Editions.

George Augustus Moore, 1852 1933, was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day. As a naturalistic writer, he was amongst the first English-language authors to absorb the lessons of the French realists, and was particularly influenced by the works of mile Zola. His writings influenced James Joyce, according to the literary critic and biographer Richard Ellmann, and, although Moore's work is sometimes seen as outside the mainstream of both Irish and British literature, he is as often regarded as the first great modern Irish novelist.

CONDITION

The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping and slight discolouration. The dustwrapper has several  closed tears, slight chipping, and slight discolouration. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean, with the very occasional spot. There is an ink inscription on the front free-endpaper. Overall the condition is very good, with a very good dustwrapper.

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