SIGNED BY W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. The Vagrant Mood. London: William Heinemann, (1952). Tall octavo, original white calf spine and blue calf covers, top edge gilt, uncut. $600.
Signed limited first edition of this collection of six essays, number 69 of only 500 copies signed by Maugham.
Contains "Augustus," "Zurbaran," "The Decline and Fall of the Detective Story," "After Reading Burke," "Reflections on a Certain Book," and "Some Novelists I Have Known." Without original slipcase.
Very gentle scuffs at spine ends and corners. A near-fine signed copy.