Title A Tourist In Spite of Himself - Signed by Newton and Wife
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition fair
Publisher Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1930
Seller ID 1362
Newton, Alfred Edward; Gluyas Williams, illus. A Tourist In Spite of Himself. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1930, first trade printing. Green cloth with black spine and cover titles with jacket illustration printed on the front cover, dust jacket, 14 by 21 cm, xii 252 pp. plus two pages of publisher ads, illus. Inscribed and signed by Newton and his wife on the ffep: “My old woman exclaimed, when she saw these portraits of herself, they came to me as a great surprise / A. Edward Newton / Babette E. Newton.” Has the bookplate of Marcia B. Crary on the front pastedown. The book has a few light spots on the front cover and a faint damp stain on the bottom edge of the back cover. The jacket has some stains, edge wear and chips, scuffing on the spine panels, and splitting on the front hinge of the spine panel. More of Newton’s humorous tales, this time in Scandinavia, Paris, London, Jerusalem, Rome, etc., with the scarce signature of Babette. Dust jacket present. First Edition.