A Passage to India.
First edition, first impression. Copies in the dust jacket are very scarce. “Up to the last moment [Forster] had been assailed by doubts and despairs about his novel, but its reception removed all his fears. The book suited the moment, and friends and reviewers alike called it a masterpiece and his finest achievement” (P. N. Furbank, E. M. Forster: A Life, II, p. 123).
Octavo. Original dark red cloth, black lettered spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Jacket spine toned, lettering faded, some closed-tears, nicks and chips, touch of foxing to fore-edge of book block.
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