This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...He is not near the clerks. All by himself upstairs in a great room, vid thick carpets and beautiful chairs vid green leather, real Chippendale chairs--beautiful. And dere is a room in which you vait, mit all de papers, papers in Cherman, French and English. And dere is anodder room mit a long table and blotting pads ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...He is not near the clerks. All by himself upstairs in a great room, vid thick carpets and beautiful chairs vid green leather, real Chippendale chairs--beautiful. And dere is a room in which you vait, mit all de papers, papers in Cherman, French and English. And dere is anodder room mit a long table and blotting pads and seats all about. Oh, it is a great place! Rebecca. But tell me about him? Is he married? What is his wife like? Has he any children? Tell me all about him. Isaac. I don't know anyting, my tear, I've never asked. Rebecca. Never asked! Oh! Has he a motor? Is his chauffeur in livery? Have you seen aiwoman in it? Oh, if I had only seen the outside of it, I'd know if he was married or not. I'd know from the look of the carriage. Is it open or closed? Does it ever have flowers in it? Where do you keep your eyes? Isaac. I've only seen it outside de door. I've never looked at it except to tink how fine it was and how big. Rebecca. Is it big? How many seats inside? Isaac. I don't know. Rebecca. Oh, my goodness! My goodness! How shall I get away from all this? How shall I? Can't you take me to see him? Isaac. How can I, my tear, how can I? Rebecca. When is his birthday? Isaac. His birthday? Oh, soon, now, in July, the fift. Rebecca. That's only a fortnight ta wait and then you must take me. I should have a present for him. I'll ask Julia to embroider some handkerchiefs with his initials, and I'll say I did them. Isaac admiringly. You clever girl! Rebecca. Now you must go out every day, father, and tell lies about the jewelry. What does it matter? Get the gin's to put it on. Tell them the rings make them look pretty, that a necklace makes them look rich, like fine ladies. Say anything to make me enough money for a new dress. I must have a new dress. Is...
1st edition. 293pp, plus 12pp section in the rear listing Autumn 1914 publications from Grant Richards Ltd., (5 x 7.5 inches). Only Good condition/ no dust jacket. Hardcover, tan cloth (buckram? ), cover titles in black. Covers are worn and soiled. Boards a little faded so that the spine is darker than the boards. Corners and spine ends a little worn with a quarter inch tear at the head of the spine. Hinges wobbly, cracked open in front of the supplement in the rear. Pages are tanned, with some foxing, a small bookplate on front pastedown says "Inferni Tintinnabula, Jack Houston."
Good. Harris, Frank. Yellow Ticket. London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1914. 1st edition. 293pp. 12mo. Light brown cloth. Book condition: Good. The covers are lightly rubbed and gently bumped. The front board bears a very light moisture ring and a small stain. The pages are clean.
Fair. No dust jacket. 1914. 293 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth with black lettering. Clean pages. Moderate foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's name on title page. Rear hinge cracked. Some internal hinge cracks. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Moderate tanning to spine. Mild scuffing and marking to boards. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1451911676CEB (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Good + No Dustjacket. 7 3/4" Tall. 293 pages. No dustjacket, Mid-brown "woven" effect boards, rather age-grimed, especially spine on which the lettering is faded. On the inside of the front board is a neat signature. The page-edges are grimy and lightly foxed. Some light foxing to early and late pages.
London 1913. Story at pp. 59-68 in The English Review. Included in one complete issue with several additional works by leading writers such as H. G. Wells and John Masefield. Sm.4to., original printed blue wraps. VG, light wear.
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