Midnight Folk. A Novel
Midnight Folk. A Novel

MASEFIELD, John (author). Midnight Folk. A Novel.

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with an original signed watercolour by Masefield

MASEFIELD, John (author). Midnight Folk. A Novel. London; William Heinemann Ltd. 1949.

8vo. Publisher's mid blue cloth lettered gilt to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-239; both externally and internally a very good, clean copy with a touch of foxing to front free endpaper and light dusting to edges of book block, protected by an attractive, unclipped dustwrapper ((8s 6d) with very light dusting, chipping to spine ends, and one corner, and a couple of unobtrusive, closed tears to lower edge (longest 42mm), both neatly repaired to the inside with archival tissue-tape, and a couple of small splits to lower flap fold.
Early edition, first published in 1927. A unique presentation copy with an original watercolour by John Masefield (12 x 7cm) to front free endpaper, depicting a sailing ship in full sail, together with a contemporary ink inscription signed, "For Christian on her birthday from John Masefield, September the 30th, 1955".