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Portrait in the Dark

£17.99

Product description

W H Allen, London, 1951, first UK edition, hardback with dust jacket, 8vo, pp 213.
The deeply moving theme of this novel concerns that stifling frustration which so often exists between individuals who actually need each other. It is the story of Thelma Halferd who discovers in the early hours of a sad morning that she is no longer wife but widow to her beloved artist-husband, Richard. In the hours before dawn, she relives all the long full years which eventually brought her husband fame and lets her unreined imagination take her on a series of visits to help her decide what to do with the remainder of her life.
Good+ condition book. Grey cloth boards with gilt lettering. Lower spine is bumped but boards otherwise clean and undamaged. Some




foxing to page edges and rear endpapers but pages otherwise clean and undamaged. Binding is tight.
Good- condition dust jacket. Shows shelf-wear consistent with age. There is some loss of paper to head and tail of spine, one 3cm closed tears and two short closed tears.

Item details

Author(s):
Wornum, Miriam
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
192mm x 130mm
Edition:
First UK edition (1951)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
213
Publisher:
W H Allen
Title:
Portrait in the Dark

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W H Allen, London, 1951, first UK edition, hardback with dust jacket, 8vo, pp 213.
The deeply moving theme of this novel concerns that stifling frustration which so often exists between individuals who actually need each other. It is the story of Thelma Halferd who discovers in the early hours of a sad morning that she is no longer wife but widow to her beloved artist-husband, Richard. In the hours before dawn, she relives all the long full years which eventually brought her husband fame and lets her unreined imagination take her on a series of visits to help her decide what to do with the remainder of her life.
Good+ condition book. Grey cloth boards with gilt lettering. Lower spine is bumped but boards otherwise clean and undamaged. Some




foxing to page edges and rear endpapers but pages otherwise clean and undamaged. Binding is tight.
Good- condition dust jacket. Shows shelf-wear consistent with age. There is some loss of paper to head and tail of spine, one 3cm closed tears and two short closed tears.

Author(s):
Wornum, Miriam
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
192mm x 130mm
Edition:
First UK edition (1951)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
213
Publisher:
W H Allen
Title:
Portrait in the Dark

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