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The End of Illusion by  Homer W Smith - First Edition - 1935 - from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

The End of Illusion

by Smith, Homer W

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1935. Hardcover. 316p. An extraordinarily sharp-looking copy, hardbound first edition in green boards with spine-label in blue and yellow, art-deco dust jacket. We see no flaws in appearance, completely fresh, sound and clean. A novel by a Harvard professor of medicine, who had penned a bestselling non-fiction study of east Asian animals, Kamongo. The item in hand is set in the same parts of the world. Dj text describes novel's plot as a kind of Heart of Darkness with light at the end of the tunnel: "His adventures take him across the China Sea to Malaya. There he is plunged into a strange ménage of three-- a girl, an engineer and a doctor -- who are living under the shadow of death and the suspicion of murder. His adventures in this strange world , instead of leading him far afield, lead him back to his own soul.
  • Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 213881
  • Title: The End of Illusion
  • Author: Smith, Homer W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper and Brothers
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1935
  • Keywords: 1930S Modern first edition Fiction, Novels, Prose, Literature Malaya art deco
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern first edition; 1930S; Malaya; art deco;


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