#52 of 100 copies printed on Abbey Mills paper, this copy numbered and SIGNED by Corrie Denison (pseudonym for Eric Partridge) on the limitation page. Top edges gilt, deckled fore and bottom edges, nylon ribbon marker sewn in. The spine is mildly sun washed, the gilt spine lettering is somewhat subdued, boards are lightly rubbed, and the top edges are lightly scraped. Still, a very good tightly bound copy. Bookseller Inventory # 13022004
Publication Date: 1928
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description The Scholartis Press, London, 1928. Octavo, 256 pp., original brown cloth stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Limited to 600 copies of which this is one of 500 trade copies. Stories set before, during and after the Great War. "A Case of Lunacy" concerns a writer who infiltrates an asylum. Some general dust soiling to cloth (mostly on spine panel), rear outer joint rubbed, else a very good copy. (#134341). Bookseller Inventory # 134341
Book Description Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, New York, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Reprint of the 1928 first edition. A collection of stories set before, during, and after the First World War. Partridge (1894-1979) served in the Australian infantry, participating in operations in Egypt, Gallipoli, and on the Western Front before being wounded in the Battle of Pozieres. He credited these wartime experiences with inspiring an interest in slang and the "underside" of language, which would serve as the focus of his brilliant career in lexicography. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with black titles. Issued without a dust jacket. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 64489
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Pp. 256; orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt, bottom fore-corners of boards a trifle bruised; uncut, partly unopened; dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges rubbed and split, with a couple of small chips, a little silverfishing to back panel; top edges of leaves a trifle foxed; tiny hole to fore-edge margin p. 100, occasional slight soiling; The Scholartis Press, London, 1928. Second edition. *Short stories. In 1927 Eric Partridge (1894 - 1979) founded the Scholartis Press, which he managed until it closed in 1931. Best known as a lexicographer, he also wrote fiction under the pseudonym Corrie Denison. Bookseller Inventory # 135548
Book Description Scholartis Press, London, 1928. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Unsigned, unnumbered copy of 500. Margins of the DJ are slightly ragged. Limited Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 006068