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The Moon and Sixpence by  W. Somerset Maugham - First American Edition - 1919 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140939436)

The Moon and Sixpence

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The Moon and Sixpence

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1919. First American Edition. Very Good. First American edition, first issue binding with Maugham's name spelled correctly. Very Good. Lean to spine. Fraying at corners, chipping at spine ends. Remnants of once-affixed news clippings to front and rear endpapers with associated toning.

Synopsis

The Moon and Sixpence is a 1919 short novel by William Somerset Maugham based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told in episodic form by the first-person narrator as a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character, Charles Strickland, a middle aged English stock broker who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140939436
Title
The Moon and Sixpence
Author
Maugham, W. Somerset
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Publisher
George H. Doran Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1919
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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chipping
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spine
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