ABAC Member Highlights - Wilfrid M. de Freitas - Bookseller
Service, Robert.. Harper of Heaven.
London: Ernest Benn. 1948. First UK edition.
Fine copy in original light brown cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Neat owner's name and date "Friday, 26th. March 1948" in fountain pen on front end-paper; same owner's name and full [Glasgow] address on rear end-paper, this time in heavy ballpoint. Pictorial dust jacket not price-clipped or unfaded but with several closed tears and chips around head of spine. Internally reinforced at folds and edges (see picture) with now-yellowing, old sellotape, with some bleeding through to recto.
Bibliographic note: Mitham A28a. gives the American edition publication date as 15 March 1948. However, Mitham A28b. The English edition, states simply "Published in March 1948".