The Scrapbook of Katherine Mansfield 1st USA Edition 1940


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Author: J Middleton Murry (Edited By) Title: The Scrapbook of Katherine Mansfield  Publication: First US Edition 1st Impression Published by Alfred A Knopf New York 1940…………… (See Pictures)Condition Of Book:  This is a Very Good Copy of this book in Publisher’s original blue cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine,no dust-jacket.There are NO loose pages,no turned corners etc.The binding remains firm with no hinge weakness.This copy has NO previous names present. but written on the front endpaper in pencil is ”From The Library of JM Murry First American Edition via Sotheby’s 18 april 1985 (lot 531) so it appears the book was bought from auction and had been in the possession of the Editor himself at some stage.We have just a acquired a large and impressive collection of books by Katherine Mansfield or about her.Despite dying young at the age of 34 Katherine Mansfield had achieved a fierce reputation as one of the most talented writers of the modern short story in English.Admired by V Woolf and from From 1910 publications in periodicals like the New Age through to the five volumes of stories published before her death.She was seen ss innovative,clever,accessible and psychologically very aware and one of the pioneers in the creation of the short story.8vo 280pp First US Edition 1st Impression UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  

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