THE VENTURE, An Annual of Art and Literature (signed)

By: Maugham, W. Somerset, and Laurence Housman (editors)

Price: $750.00

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Contains the first English language appearance of Maugham's "Marriages Are Made In Heaven," as well as prose/poetry contributions and illustrations by a variety of writers and artists, including A.E. Housman, Thomas Hardy, G.K. Chesterton, John Masefield, Havelock Ellis, Charles S. Ricketts, Reginald Savage, T. Sturge Moore, Lucien Pissarro, Bernard Sleigh, E. Gordon Craig, Louise Glazier, Elinor Monsell, Paul Woodroffe, Sydney Lee and others. Pictorial paper over boards, linen spine, pictorial end papers, woodcut frontispiece byt Charles Hazelwood Shannon. Darkening to board edges, bumped/worn corners/spine ends, some moderate soil/darkening to end papers, cracked hinges w/front hinge partially separated. Text block cleran and tight. A relatively fragile item made seriously collectible by the presence of Maugham's signature. Scarce signed.

Title: THE VENTURE, An Annual of Art and Literature (signed)

Author Name: Maugham, W. Somerset, and Laurence Housman (editors)

Categories: Fiction (hardcover), Plays & Poetry, Signed (all categories),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Baillie's / Pear Tree Press: 1903

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Signed by Maugham, in pencil (verso front ep)

Size: Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall

Seller ID: 017859

Keywords: NOISBN, Charles S. Ricketts, Reginald Savage, T. Sturge Moore, Lucien Pissarro, Bernard Sleigh, E. Gordon Craig, Louise Glazier, Elinor Monsell, Paul Woodroffe, Sydney Lee, Laurence Housman,, English literature