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Some foxing. Some minor dampstain spots to outer margins of leaves. 3 short tears with careful tissue paper repairs. The tears are on the contents leaf and two other leaves. No signatures. Some rusting to staples.; [viii (first leaf blank)], 29, [3 (all blank)] pages. Printed wrappers. The author's first publication. Page dimensions: 183 x 124mm. Most of the stories appeared earlier in the periodical "Tomorrow". The book was published by Bob Lowry. "Lowry was one of the first New Zealanders to be influenced by the revival in typography [. . .] 'Conversations with my Uncle', though not too well machined on poor paper, has a touch of the Lowry style, especially about the title page." - McEldowney, pp. 28-29. Contents: Conversation with my uncle; The Last War; Cats by the tail; In the midst of Life; Chaucerian; A piece of yellow soap; White Man's burden; Sketch from life; Good Samaritan; I've lost my pal. [References: Bagnall S173; McEldowney "Frank Sargeson in his time" pp. 28-30].
Title: Conversations With My Uncle
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Auckland, The Unicorn Press: 1936
Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 20095