Maggs Bros Ltd

A South Sea Lover. A Romance.

CASEMENT Sir Roger.; ST. JOHNSTON Alfred (1894.)

£750.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

Reprint, in Macmillan's Colonial Library. 8vo., cloth. London, Macmillan.

Pencilled ownership inscription on the front free endpaper 'Roger Casement Cape Town June 30 1900', followed by a pencilled presentation inscription 'To Herbert from Roddie at (indecipherable) 12 Aubrey Walk Campden Hill Rd Sept 12th 1900.'. This last address belonged to a friend of Casement, who was at this address for two months between his travels. On the rear pastedown is inscribed in pencil in an unknown hand 'Those who only half live, remember can only half die. The rending of life from them has already been half accomplished', on the opposite endpaper a few traces of further pencillings, now erased.

Pictorial bookplate to the front pastedown of Herbert and Sarita Ward, designed by Ward and engraved by Emery Walker.

Head of spine torn, covers bubbled and damp-stained at the edges.

Stock Code: 221722