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Adventures of a Bookseller.

Published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1938

Stock code: 96605

Price: £375

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First edition, first impression of Orioli’s second autobiography. Nancy Cunard’s copy, with her ownership inscription to the front pastedown and her pencil annotations to the text.

Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt on blue, top edge blue. Portrait frontispiece by Dame Laura Knight. Ownership signatures to front free endpaper and half-title. Spine faded and rolled, minor stains to boards, hinges tender, upper tips worn. A very good copy.

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