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Author [MANNING, Frederic.]
Title The Middle Parts of Fortune. Somme & Ancre, 1916.
Stock Code 1999
Dates 1929
Published London: The Piazza Press. Issued to subscribers by Peter Davies
Description 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown buckram, titles gilt to spines within double panel, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Hand made paper. First edition, the unexpurgated limited edition, number 460 of 525 copies. The book was published in this limited edition in 1929. An expurgated edition, under the title “Her Privates We” (taken from the line in Shakespeare's Hamlet immediately following "The Middle Parts of Fortune"), was published the following year. Manning remained anonymous and died in 1935. 200mm by 130mm (7¾ by 5 inches).
Bibliography 226, 227-458. pp
Edition First Edition
Condition very slight occasional spotting. Very good condition indeed overall. Fractional edgewear only. Small bookshop stamp to each inside front board. No slipcase. Each volume is now covered in removable archival acetate.
Binding Cloth
Price £625.00

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