Item #409192 Victorious Troy or the 'Hurrying Angel'. John MASEFIELD.
Victorious Troy or the 'Hurrying Angel'
Dedication Copy

Victorious Troy or the 'Hurrying Angel'

London: Heinemann, [1935]. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. 8vo. Original blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket. Jacket spine slightly darkened. A very good copy. Item #409192

First edition of this novel about a sailing ship damaged in a cyclone and left without a captain or officers. The dedication copy to his wife Constance, inscribed by Masefield beneath the printed dedication (which simply reads "To My Wife"): "For Con from Jan, Nov. 17, 1935." "Jan" was Masefield's preferred nickname. Wight 88. (BA).

Price: $1,000.00