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Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham (2)
  • Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham

Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham

£45.00

First UK edition, 2nd printing

Published by William Heinemann London 1930

Out of stock

Cakes and Ale, or The Skeleton in the Cupboard by W. Somerset Maugham

Cakes and Ale is considered by some to be one of W. Somerset Maugham’s finest novels. This second printing copy has the error of the first state of “won”instead of “won’t” on page 147 corrected. The book is in good/very good state with a dust jacket.

Original green cloth boards with black borders and illustrations. The front board is lightly bowed. The contents are clean and free from significant markings. The dust jacket has red and black illustrations and marked 3/6-. The spine is darkened with chipped edges. Shelf wear and some small tears on the edges of the cover. 1cm tear on the top edge above “Cakes” 8vo 270 printed pages.