The Wild Body.

London, Chatto & Windus, 1927.

8vo, pp. vii, [1], 294, [2], [4, ads]; publisher’s orange cloth, cream dust-jacket printed in red and black; a very good copy in a very good jacket (spine slightly soiled); ownership signature ‘A. T. Judge’(?); bookplate of Lewis’s friend, the BBC broadcaster D. G. Bridson.


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First trade edition, first issue binding; there was also a special edition of 85 signed copies. A collection, in a much reworked form, of some early sketches written in Brittany, some of which had been published in 1909.

Pound & Grover A8a; Morrow & Lafourcade A9b.

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