"THE LAST NOVEL THE AUTHOR WILL EVER WRITE": CATALINA, INSCRIBED BY W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. Catalina. Melbourne, London, Toronto, 1948.
First edition, first issue, of Maugham's powerful satire on the politics of power, his final novel, memorably inscribed on the half title by him in the year of publication, "The last novel the author will ever write. For George Cowan, W. Somerset Maugham, October 1948 in London," $2500.