Mr. Bottleby Does Something

Mr. Bottleby Does Something

Thurston, E. Temple (Ernest Temple)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Date Published: 1926
Edition: First American edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37880


351pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Light gray cloth with dark blue lettering and decorative borders. Very good. The spine and covers are lightly bumped and rubbed at the edges. The front free endsheet has a bookseller's plate. There are thin, light tide marks in the top margins of the pages. The pages are tanned. The dust jacket is tattered, with loss. The largest loss is from the bottom edge of the front panel. The loss measures 2" wide by 3" deep. There are six pieces of tape backing the tears. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notations in pencil on the front free endsheet.


A novel involving subtle fantasy. An Egyptian mummy brings changes in a museum curator's life.