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SITWELL, Osbert.

The True Story of Dick Whittington.

A Christmas Story for Cat-Lovers.

Published: London: Home & Van Thal Ltd., 1945

Stock code: 103881

Price: £85

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First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: “For Beryl and Arthur, this simple story of a cat, with affection from Osbert. Feb. 22, 1946”. The recipients are Sitwell’s good friends Beryl de Zoete and Arthur Waley.

Small square octavo. Original red cloth, front cover lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Covers a little “dished”, spine of jacket a little torn at foot. A very good copy.

Bibliography: Fifoot OA37.

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