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Adam's Breed

First Uniform edition of Radclyffe Hall's post-War novel

Author

Radclyffe Hall

Publisher

Jonathan Cape, London, 1929
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Printing Details

First edition thus (first printing in the Uniform Edition). Hardback in dustwrapper. 18.5 × 12cm, 415pp.

Adam's Breed (first published in 1926) won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and the Femina Vie Heureuse prize for best English novel. It tells the story of a British-Italian waiter, a member of the Lost Generation disillusioned by life during and after World War One, who becomes a hermit.

Condition

The book is in very good condition for age, with a curious previous owner's inscription to the ffep (To the Lady who waited...). The dustwrapper has some minor nicks and scuffs and some surface grubbying but is also in good condition.

Price

£20.00
 

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