Secker & Warburg, 1957, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Signed by Author
Includes letter and greeting card from the author. Inscription on flyleaf in ink states: "For Reginald Hailing, with gratitude and good wishes, From Vera Wheatley, August 1957". The enclosed Christmas card c. 1950 vibntage is signed by Wheatley. the enclosed letter is a 2-oage typed letter to Hailing (too lengthy to reproduce here in full) which discusses various matters including the book. Full copy can be provided to interested parties prior to purchase). Letter is signed at foot of p.2 by Wheatley in ink, and a handwritten note added by Wheatley, also in ink: "One is almost afraid to avow love for anyone of the same sex nowadays! How I loathe this love of making everything horrible!". Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9603.