In the Wood: A Novel in Three Parts 1928 Naomi Royde-Smith ~ First Edition


Title: In the Wood: A Novel in Three Parts

Author: Naomi Royde-Smith

Description: Stated First Edition. Quarter green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and marbled, gilt-webbed sides. Just a tad spine cocked. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else interior clean. Dust jacket illustrated by ''O.B.J.'' Jacket has a few small chips at corners; short closed tear to top edge of front panel; some moderate soiling on rear panel; not price clipped ($2.50); in an archival mylar sleeve. 381 pages. Scarce in jacket.

Early novel by the British writer Naomi Royde-Smith (1875-1964). She was the literary editor of the influential London newspaper, the Westminster Gazette, from 1912 to 1923, where she championed the work of Graham Greene, Aldous Huxley, Rose Macaulay, and D. H. Lawrence. During these years, she also co-hosted a literary salon which was attended by such notables as Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell, Aldous Huxley, W. B. Yeats, and Walter de la Mare. She was married to Ernest Milton, the actor and author of the gay novel, To Kiss the Crocodile.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place: New York and London
Year: 1928

Keywords: imaginary friends,

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