Christmas Formula and Other Stories SIGNED Numbered 1932 by Stella Benson illustrated by Clare Leighton - Furnival Books


Title: Christmas Formula and Other Stories

Author: Stella Benson
Illustrator: Clare Leighton

Description: Signed by author and numbered [26/550] on the limitation page. Tan cloth boards with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Pages unopened. Frontispiece by Clare Leighton. Eleven page foreword by Geoffrey West. Original acetate jacket. 67, [1] pp. 10 x 6.25 inches.

No. 11 of the Furnival Books. Contains a tipped in slip prefacing the title page which states that "The Furnival Books are now published by Joiner & Steele [...] the name 'William Jackson (Books) Ltd' has been retained on the title-page in order that the set of twelve books may be typographically uniform." Printed in London by Charles Whittingham and Griggs at the Chiswick Press.

Stella Benson (1892-1933) was an English feminist, novelist, poet, and travel writer. She died the year after Christmas Formula was published, of pneumonia while in Tonkin, the northern Vietnamese region of French Indochina.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Joiner & Steele, Ltd.
Place: London
Year: 1932

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Clare Leighton, fine press, Furnival, William Jackson, Geoffrey West, Chiswick Press,

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