Where the River Bends :: J. M. (James Maurice) Scott soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
London, Melbourne & Toronto: Heinemann, 1962, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, with dedication, on the first blank page without provenance, alongside a laid in ms. that is illegible to me.
From the cover: Everything smooth and pretty as it is now, and then suddenly round the corner. Where the River Bends is a fascinating adventure story with an unusual background. It is every bit as vivid and compelling as Mr. Scotts highly successful Sea-Wyf & Biscuit.
Peter Morland has been commissioned to write the history of a refugee family which in two generations has built up a vast fortune in England.…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier toning to the spine. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 249 pages. 7½” x 5″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Fiction Author: S catalogue?