The Last Of Spring.




Putnam, Great Russell Street.





Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 205 pp. Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper, which has small chips at head and tail of spine. Top edge red. Some foxing of fore edge, but otherwise a very good copy. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. The twelfth published title in the author's The Sensual World autobiographical sequence. It describes his setting up in business in Rochester as a secondhand bookseller, the acceptance of his first novel and his return to London prior to taking up a 'lecturer' post at a brilliant but erratic establishment on a Swiss mountain. Rupert Croft-Cooke (1903-79), born in Edenbridge, Kent, was a prolific writer both of non-fiction and of novels, publishing his detective stories under the name of Leo Bruce.

[Stock No. 25970]

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