A. C. Benson-The Silent Isle, Smith, Elder&Co, London, 1910, 1st Edition, Personal Letter pasted in

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A. C. Benson - The Silent Isle, Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1910, 1st Edition, Personal Letter from A. C. Benson pasted in after title page thanking someone for their feedback on his book:

'Dear Miss... it is very kind of you to write so kindly and generously about my books. And your letter gives me real pleasures, indeed encouragement. It is easy to feel that immature writing is all little more than pretty game. And of course it is not so and man goes not live by bread alone. Thank you once more for your friendly message.'

Also attached before the half title page a publishers slip indicating no discount to advertised price.

Hardback, Dark Green Cloth, Gold lettering on the spine, white endpapers, 391 pages + 12 pages of adverts.

Condition: Very good - green cloth faded and word along the spine. Some minor staining, corner edges bruised, foxing to end pages, small spine crack back top.

Weight: 606g