Sonnets.London, Rich and Cowan, 1935 Stock Code: 140397
NotesFirst edition, first impression. John Heygate's copy, with his ownership inscription in ink on the front free endpaper. John Edward Nourse Heygate, 4th Baronet (19031976) was a Northern Irish journalist and novelist, perhaps best known for his affair with Evelyn Gardner while she was still married to Evelyn Waugh.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in gilt, publisher's logo stamped in blind to front board, fore edge and bottom edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket.
A very good copy, spine ends a touch bumped, board edges sunned, spotting to pages; in the browned original dust jacket, some short tears to top and one at spine end, repaired with paper to verso, spine sunned, a few spots and marks, but complete and not price-clipped.
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