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WHARTON, Edith. A son at the front.

London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1923. First U.K. edition.
8vo. v, [1], 365pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle cocked. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Marchionis de Crewe to FEP, endpapers browned.
The first British edition of American author Edith Wharton's (1862-1937) novel of the First World I and its devastating effects on a painter whose son is called up for duty in the French army.

Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, marquess of Crewe, formerly Lord Houghton (1858-1945), politician, sometime secretary of state to India.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 23368