Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 0684106469. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing of this edition as indicated by the publisher's "A" on copyright page, black cloth binding with a facsimile of the author's signature in bright gold on the front cover and green-blocked title on spine, green jacket with black and white lettering and decoration, nice copy of one of the author's later novels, the book is in excellent condition with one minor flaw: the gilt on the spine has lost its luster, the jacket is rubbed and the white-colored rear panel shows mild tanning at the edges, the jacket is clean and quite presentable, there are no chips, tears or soiling, the original price (7.95) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
New in New jacket. Book Club. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956. Reprint. 8vo. Black cloth with green and gilt title on spine, author's name in gilt on front board, gold-colored endpapers, 282 pp. One of Mrs. Wharton's later novels, this is a story of expatriate Americans in the 1920's. Its theme is the predicament of the children who rich, pleasure-mad parents progress through marriages and divorces as casually as they flit around fashionable European resorts. Dust jacket somewhat tanned at top and bottom, spine only very slightly dog-eared, top and bottom. Text block is clean, bright and tight, dust jacket clean, colors strong. New in a new dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.
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