Smith, F. Hopkinson
Title THE ARM-CHAIR AT THE INN
Book Condition Vintage bookplate to pastedown, a few tiny pinholes to rear inner hinge, a whisper of crimping at the spine ends, thus a bright, sharp, very close to fine example, in jade-green decorative cloth with gilt and white lettering and decoration.
Edition First edition, second state. Page 357 is numbered. Illustrations by A.I. Keller, Herbert Ward and the author, including tissue-guarded frontis.
Publisher New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.
Seller ID 50933.00
A group of characters (thinly veiled portraits of Smith's friends) sit in the "Marmouset" dining room in the ancient Inn of William the Conqueror at Dives-sur-Mer in Normandy and spin tales and recount adventures. Completely charming, inside and out.
Literature. Illustrated Books.