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W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM

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INSCRIBED BY W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM

MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. The Moon and Sixpence. London, 1919. First edition, third issue, of Maugham’s novel about the nature and cost of artistic genius, inscribed by the author, “For Paul ——, this novel founded on the life of Paul Gaugin. W. Somerset Maugham.” $3500.

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"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.

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“REVIEWERS WERE SHOCKED BUT RECOGNIZED THE AUTHOR’S TALENT”

MAUGHAM, William Somerset. Liza of Lambeth. London, 1897.

First edition, first issue, of Maugham’s powerful first book that shocked reviewers for its "true and vivid picture" of London at the turn of the century, a handsome copy in original gilt-stamped cloth. $2000.

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"ON THE WHOLE IT MADE LITTLE DIFFERENCE TO THEM IN WHAT CAPITAL THEY FOUND THEMSELVES, FOR THEY DID PRECISELY THE SAME THINGS IN CONSTANTINOPLE, BERNE, STOCKHOLM, AND PEKING"

MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. On a Chinese Screen. London, 1922.

First English edition, published the same year and from the same plates as the American first edition, of this series of vignettes about Western expats in China, in scarce original dust jacket. $550.

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“ANOTHER PERFECT SOMERSET MAUGHAM STORY… WITH A DASH OF MYSTERY THRILL”

MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. Up at the Villa. New York, 1941.

First English edition of W. Somerset Maugham’s critically praised novel, basis for the 2000 film starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Sean Penn, in original dust jacket. $450.

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