THE BOOK OF BEAUTY
Edition: First printing
London: Dent, 1929. Octavo, beige cloth and decorated boards, top edge red. pp (2), (x), (76). Front free endpaper has an old ink gift inscription, a small name label, and a 1966 rubber stamped date; light endpaper tanning; minor rubbing to outer corners; light toning to text paper; else a fine copy. Dust jacket has some small chips, one inch tear to spine fold, spine lightly darkened with light evidence of removed sticker; "Australian Post, 1929" by hand in ink at bottom margin of front panel, which also has a soil spot to inner margin.; good otherwise, flap price intact. Laid in is a clipped newspaper review of the book. A long poem, the second book of poetry from this Australian author. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.