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Death of a Hero. A Novel.

Paris: Henri Babou and Jack Kahane, 1930. First unexpurgated edition. Limited to 300 numbered copies (the entire edition), ordinary issue. The authoritative text of Aldington's bitter World War I novel, restoring the expurgations made to the previously published British and American trade editions, which were both bowdlerized owing to obscenity laws, although the American text was less sanitized than the British. Kershaw 56. Slipcase broken, otherwise a fine copy. 2 vols., 4to, original paper wrappers, glassine outer wrappers, in publisher's matching marbled paper chemise and slipcase.

Price: $500.00

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