(#172193) THE NEBULY COAT. John Meade Falkner.

THE NEBULY COAT. London: Edward Arnold, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1] 2-372 + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "October, 1903" inserted at rear, original decorated gray cloth, front panel stamped in black and silver, spine panel stamped in black, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. The novel, Falkner's third and last, tells of the experiences of a young architect, Edward Westray, who is sent to the remote Dorset town of Cullerne to supervise restoration work on Cullerne Minster. He becomes involved in local intrigue and murder. Bookplate of Arthur Henderson affixed to the front paste-down and that of bibliophile Eric Quayle affixed to the front free endpaper. Lower front corner tip bumped, mild foxing to spine panel and page edges, a tight, clean, a very good copy. A lovely copy of a rare book. (#172193).

Price: $1,500.00

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