The World Over

New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1936. Hardcover. [8], 308, [2] p.; 20 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles. Dust jacket with "An Appreciation of Edith Wharton" by William Lyon Phelps on the back section; in mylar cover. "(1)" on last page of text. First edition in book form of seven short stories that first appeared in various magazines. Contents: Charm Incorporated -- Pomegranate Seed -- Permanent Wave -- Confession -- Roman Fever -- The Looking-Glass -- Duration. Book is in Very Good+ Condition: slightly cocked; clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Good Condition: green on spine has faded to white, but stripe on front section is still green; edges rubbed; chipping at ends of spine with minor loss at head of spine; 1.5-cm. tear from top edge of front section and 1-cm. tear from top edge of back section, both without loss. Very Good + / good. Item #003731

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