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The Affair by C.P. Snow, First Edition, Signed Custom Harcourt Binding



The Affair by C.P. Snow

First U.S. Edition Published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1960

Signed Custom Full Leather Binding by the Harcourt Bindery

FINE Condition

Binding Details:  Signed custom binding by the Harcourt Bindery, Charlestown, Massachusetts bound in morocco leather over complimentary cloth covered boards with raised bands to the spine, gold gilt titles, central motifs, and ruling. There is gold ruling to the boards, hand-sewn silk endbands, marbled endpapers, and the top page edges are gold gilted. The Harcourt Bindery label appears on the bottom of the last free endpaper.

Book Details:This is the first American edition of C.P. Snow’s eight novel in the critically acclaimed “Brothers & Strangers” series published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, in 1960. “C. P. Snow's new novel is one in which Mr. Snow's special talents have their best application. It is a scrupulous, equable, stimulating, passionless examination of human conduct- and C.P. Snow's considered almost flat prose is often deceptive so subtle are many of the intentions and revelations which ensue. His audience by now is most secure.” – Kirkus Review

Measures approximately 8.5” x 5.5” with 374 pages.

 Condition Report: The binding is in FINE condition. Internally, the book is very clean with no signs of previous ownership.

A photograph of the binding appears in the photo section of the listing.