Gentian Violet 1953 by EDWARD HYAMS ~ British Political Satire ~ First Edition


Title: Gentian Violet: A Romane of Political Life

Author: Edward Hyams

Description: First edition. Black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Faint blemishing on boards. Some foxing to endpapers and fore-edge of text block. Short gift inscription on ffep. Dust jacket shows very heavy foxing on rear panel; small closed tears around head of spine; price clipped; in clear archival sleeve. 250 pages. 18.5 x 12 cm.

British political satire by Edward Hyams (1910-1975), in which the protagonist manages to get elected to Parliament as both Conservative and Labour.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co
Place: London - New York - Toronto
Year: 1953

Keywords: novel, British, Parliament, political, satire,

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