Escape with me! An oriental sketch-book.
London. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1939. First edition.
8vo. xv, , 339pp, . With a photographic frontispiece and a further 15 photographic plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, short tears and chipping to edges, some loss to head of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'For Peggy, with affection from Osbert. November 1939'. With a loosely inserted A.L.S.
A signed first edition of Osbert Sitwell's (1892-1969) narrative of his travels to Saigon, Cambodia, and Peking.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 21469