Long Before Forty.
First edition, first impression of the author’s autobiography. The author’s family’s specially bound copy. With the loosely inserted posthumous estate label signed by the author’s great nephew Mr A. S. Troughton-Smith.
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Octavo (210 x 130 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands tooled in gilt, gilt rule to compartments, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, all edges gilt. Spine a little discoloured, faint tanning to edges of free endpapers, prelims and end leaves. An excellent copy.