Too Late the Phalarope.Cape Town: Frederick L. Cannon for London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1953 Stock Code: 48891
NotesFirst edition, first impression of the author's second novel. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Helen Cohen with happy memories of Geneva and the company of you and your friends. Alan". And with the recipient's ownership signature above the inscription. Presentation copies of Paton's books are uncommon.
Octavo. Original brown boards, titles to spine and front board dark brown, dust jacket.
Small bookseller's stamp on front pastedown.
Endpapers browned, a few small marks to lower board, spine rolled, in the price-clipped dust jacket with chips to the corners and the head and tail of spine panel. A very good copy.
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