The Reader Over Your Shoulder.
A Handbook for Writers of English Prose.London: Jonathan Cape, 1943 Stock Code: 140723
First edition, first impression, of this study of English prose, featuring analysis of more than fifty short passages by eminent contemporary writers including T. S. Eliot, Daphne Du Maurier, Ernest Hemingway, H. G. Wells, and Aldous Huxley.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket.
Spine ends and extremities rubbed, binding square and firm, spots to edges of text block but internally clean; a very good copy in the jacket, spine faded with chips and closed tears to ends, covers dust soiled with creases to edges.
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