The Croquet Player
Price: 45.00 USD
New York: Viking, 1937. 98 pages; story of the supernatural by Wells; illustrations by Clifton Line; previous ownership signature on front endpaper of Max Gissen, books editor of Time Magazine for 20 years, WWII infantry captain combat veteran awarded the Silver Star, four Bronze Stars and five battle stars. (NY Times obit. 1984); bound in grey cloth covered boards, decorated and titled in silver gilt and black; some edge, tips wear to binding; very good condition and with an interesting literary-related ownership. Very Good.