A Safety Match (Signed copy)

Signed by Ian Hay.


Ian Hay


William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, 1911
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Printing Details

First edition, hardback bound in the original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. 19.5 × 12.5cm, 323pp + 64pp ads.

Signed by the author, "To My Favourite Chaperone from Ian Hay, 3.xi.11", with a further inscription below "C B Taylor from Lady Scott Dickson"

A light and genial romance of the heartless mine owner meets daughter of poor vicar type...

Ian Hay (1876–1952) was a soldier, schoolmaster and author best known for his Great War account of Army life, The First Hundred Thousand.


Good condition. The cloth at the spine has a small tear at the head, and foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns. The main body of text is in good, clean condition.


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