Item #JM005 Melloney Holtspur. John Masefield.

Melloney Holtspur

Price: $125.00

Hardcover. London: William Heinemann, 1922. 1st Edition. Fine.

First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue paper-covered boards, ruled in blind and lettered in gilt; in the original blue-gray dust jacket lettered in black. About near fine with upper right corner of front board bumped, text block edges foxed, offsetting to endpapers, small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown; in a near fine dust jacket with some toning to spine and light wear to extremities, else very clean. Written by the English author and poet John Masefield, this play tells the story of the Copshrew family, intertwined with tragedy and romance. Notably, John Masefield served as Britain's Poet Laureate from 1930 to 1967. Item #JM005