Our shops are open and we are processing online, telephone and email orders as normal

GRAVES, Robert.

Mrs Fisher.

Or the Future of Humour.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd; E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1928 Stock Code: 84023
£675.00
Reserve Ask us a question

First edition, first impression; from the To-day and To-morrow series. Inscribed by Robert Graves on the front free endpaper, "Damn and blast, said Lars Porsenna! Robert Graves, 1957". This inscription references the opening lines of Macaulay's poem Horatius at the Bridge ("Lars Porsena of Clusium, / By the Nine Gods he swore..."), and to Graves's own sister-book in the To-day and To-morrow series, Lars Porsena, or the Future of Swearing (1927).

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

Duodecimo. Original dark purple boards, white paper title label printed in black to both spine and front board. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

With 24 pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear.

Condition

Extremities lightly rubbed, partial toning to endpapers; a very good copy in the scarce jacket, faintly soiled with chips and tears.

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book