Title: The Sun in Splendour
Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd., London
Publication Date: 1927
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
" This is Thomas Burke's first long novel- a full-length, crowded, tremendous novel of London of to-day (1927) A book at once beautiful and sinister; a thing of dramatic incident and swift poignant emotion set against a living, breathing background of north-east London squalor. Book is in near fine condition, with faded spine and slight fade to top of front cover and slightly bumped at spine ends. It is signed by Burke, who comments on the fep, " My first attempt at a long novel. Written 1925-6 and serialised in New York 'Bookman' while I was writing it. One instalment ahead. MS destroyed.( I assume that mean manuscript). Jacket is very bright, with wear to spine ends and top corners. Price of Seven shillings and Six Pence on front cover flap. Price notations in pencil by bookseller on lep and verso of back cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000201
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