* Rare * Wyndham Lewis Apes of God First Trade Edition 1931

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Author : Wyndham Lewis   

Title: Apes of God First Trade Edition Published By Nash & Grayson London 1931………     (see pictures) 

Condition Of book and Dust-Jacket: This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in grey  cloth with blue title lettering to spine and the upper cover,in a Good Dust-Jacket that has a shallow chip to the head ofspine and a smaller chip to the top right corner of the wrapper.Rubbed and worn to the page edges with a couple of small closed tears to the extremities of the dust-jacket.This copy is the first Trade edition of 1931 and published by Nash & Grayson.Not price clipped with 10/6 still showing to the inner flap.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.There are NO previous names or inscriptions present.The novel is set in 1926, leading up to the General Strike in May. It has an episodic structure following a young simpleton called Dan Boleyn from one encounter with the literati to another. Dan follows the directions of an infatuated sixty-year-old albino, Horace Zagreus, who believes him to be a genius. The ‘Apes of God’ that he meets are imitators of true creators; they are characterised as prosperous mountebanks who alternately imitate and mock at and traduce those figures they at once admire and hate.8vo 625pp First Trade Edition [1931]  
 


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