Cork and the Serpent :: Macdonald Hastings soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Michael Joseph, 1955, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: It was perhaps the only time in his adventurous career that Mr Montague Cork, Managing Director and General Manager of the Anchor Insurance Company Limited, failed to tell his wife the whole story. No wonder. In the more than thirty years that he had been married to Phoebe it was the one occasion that he came under the spell of a bad woman.
He wasnt the only one. The mysterious Charlotte Champagne Charlie as they called her had an Indian maharajah, a big game hunter, a racing trainer, a palace equerry, an archaeologist and an…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper with a couple of short, closed, tears to the head of the upper panel. Previous owners’ note to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 255 pages. 7½” x 4¾”.
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