Present Indicative.London: William Heinemann, Ltd, 1937 Stock Code: 114439
First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Dennis Wheatley, from Nöel Coward"; with Wheatley's bookplate to the front pastedown. Present Indicative is Coward's "entertaining and often revealing memoirs" (Philip Hoare in ODNB).
Octavo. Original purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt, buff endpapers, top edge purple, publisher's device to the rear board in blind. With dust jacket.
Portrait frontispiece and 30 plates.
Spine gently rolled and slightly faded. An excellent copy in the jacket with nicks to spine ends and some creases to extremities.
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