Point Of No Return..
Bound in original decorative cloth with contrasting blue title label, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper which has sunned spine and small missing sections at top and at head and tail of spine. A little foxing of edges but otherwise a very good copy. Presentation inscription from author, 1949 on first free endpaper.
AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY
Little, Brown and Company.,
First edition after the printing of a limited, signed edition of 600 copies.
8vo. 5.75 x 8 inches. ix + [i] + 559 pp.
Decorated by publisher's device on title page.
First trade edition of a novel previously serialised and published in a limited book form edition in 1947, and adapted for the stage in a three act comedy in 1954. This is one of a series of novels examining the dilemmas of class in New England with a satirical eye, by John Phillips Marquand (1893-1960, who also wrote popular spy novels. With a presentation inscription by the author.
[Stock No. 24290]