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GRAVES, Robert.

Lars Porsena.

or the future of swearing and improper language.

London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., [1927] Stock Code: 140732
£125.00

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Notes

First edition, first impression of this satirical treatise on the decline of swearing in the English language, including a defence of James Joyce's Ulysses from the charge of obscenity.

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Description

Octavo. Original red boards, printed paper label to spine and front cover with titles in black. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Spine slightly rolled, ends and extremities rubbed but binding firm, slight offsetting to endpapers and spots to edges of text block but internally clean; a very good copy in the jacket, a little loss to spine ends, creases and nicks to edges, tape repair to verso of front panel.

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