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The Mother’s Recompense.

Published: New York: D. Appleton and Company 1925

Stock code: 67937

Price: £2,750

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First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to the French translator of her books on the front free endpaper, “To Monsieur Louis Gillet in friendly remembrance. Edith Wharton. May 16, 1925”. With 7 corrections in the author’s hand on pages 118, 154, 155, 236, and 270.

Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Binding rubbed and spotted, bump to head of spine, small round mark to upper board, spine titles dulled, light spotting to edges and occasionally to contents. A very good copy.

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