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I Live Under a Black Sun. by  Edith SITWELL - First Edition - 1937 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 106571)

I Live Under a Black Sun.

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I Live Under a Black Sun.: A Novel.

by SITWELL, Edith

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1937. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket. Foot of spine and upper outer corner of front board very lightly bumped. An excellent copy in the spine-sunned and lightly soiled dust jacket. First edition, first impression of Sitwell's first novel, "based on the life and loves of Jonathan Swift" (ODNB). The publisher's retained copy with their ink-stamp to the half-title. Scarce in the dust jacket.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
106571
Title
I Live Under a Black Sun.
Author
SITWELL, Edith
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,
Date published
1937

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Peter Harrington

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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