Croquet Player, The

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $30.00

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Hardcover book with original dj, boards are mottled green and black, 82pp, weighs 198gms. In a cafe at Les Noupets, as he comfortably sips his vermouth before lunching with his aunt, the narrator is accosted by a voluble stranger who tells him a strange and terrible story of the haunted countryside of Cainsmarch, and of how he was finally driven to leave it and put himself in the hands of a nerve-specialist. The narrator, already disturbed and frightened by the tale, meets the nerve-specialist next day and the mystery, instead of being solved, broadens and deepens until it embraces the whole world. Book is in good condition for age with general age related wear and tear, page discolouration and spotting. Dj suffers from shelf wear and has two small tears at the top and bottom of spine, dj is chatty around the corners, dj has been price clipped. Small pen marking on inside back of front cover, small sticker from original Angus & Robertson seller on inside back of front cover. Otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a good solid copy.

Title: Croquet Player, The

Author Name: Wells, H. G.

Categories: General Fiction, First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1936

Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Book Condition: Fair to Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 000122

Keywords: Wells, Novel, First Edition,