A Tale of West and East. L. F. Strauss.

A Tale of West and East

Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 355pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Pale blue cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and symbols stamped in gilt on the spine and front cover. Good plus. The extremities are are a bit sunned, and there are numerous areas of light staining on the spine and covers. The spine ends and edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed, and there is a thin loss from the cloth at the head of the spine. The edges of the text block are lightly foxed. There are multiple short closed tears in the paper at the gutter of p. 15. the book is sturdy, and the tanned pages are clean. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. Bleiler CSF. Item #39191

A novel set in San Francisco and Boston, with Theosophical and occult themes. Signed by the author on the frontispiece page, below his portrait.

Price: $100.00

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