William Heinemann, 1922, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No
Before acclaimed novelist Somerset Maugham wrote his masterpiece, 'Of Human Bondage', he made a name for himself as a playwright. 'The Land of Promise', set in Canada, concerns the harsh life of newly-arrived immigrants trying to make their way on the western prairies. First performed in February 1914, it is a family comedy with pathos, wit and a richly drawn cast of characters. Size: 18cm x 13cm. 159 pages. Book is in Very Good Minus condition, by which we mean it has some marks of age and/or wear from light handling, but is still a desirable copy. Rebacked with new spine label and endpapers. Light markings to front board. Light biopredation to rear board. Chipping to bottom edge of first few pages. Shipped Weight: .22 kilos.