Tempest-Tost

Robertson DAVIES

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Item#: 111672 price:$300.00

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"BOOK LOVERS ARE THOUGHT BY UNBOOKISH PEOPLE TO BE GENTLE AND UNWORLDLY, AND PERHAPS A FEW OF THEM ARE SO. BUT THERE ARE OTHERS WHO WILL LIE AND SCHEME AND STEAL TO GET BOOKS": FIRST EDITION OF DAVIES' TEMPEST-TOST

DAVIES, Robertson. Tempest-Tost. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1951. Octavo, original teal cloth, original dust jacket. $300.

First edition of the first novel in the Salterton trilogy.

"Tempest-Tost, published in 1951, recounts the struggle of an amateur theatre group in the fictional town of Salterton (a stand-in for Kingston, Ont.) as it tries to mount an open-air production of Shakespeare's The Tempest" (Globe and Mail). Tempest-Tost is the first book in the acclaimed Salterton trilogy, which focuses on a religious, provincial Canadian town and its residents.

Book with toning to spine, dust jacket with a few tiny dots of soiling and light rubbing and toning to extremities. A handsome, near-fine copy.

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