Wales, Hubert [William Piggott].
Title THE WIFE OF COLONEL HUGHES.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher The Stuyvesant Press [New York]. 1910. (1910).
Seller ID 88-0108
1st American edition. 308pp. sm8vo. Red cloth with the cover fully & ornately blindstamped with an architectural design, ribbons & bow, florals & swags. Gilt lettering on cover & spine. This title was first published in 1910 by John Long [London]. William Piggott (1870 - 1943), a British author popular at the turn of the century, wrote under the pseudonym Hubert Wales even before he was prosecuted in England in 1907 for obscenity regarding his 1907 book 'The Yoke' wherein a mother seduces her son in order to protect him from an undesirable female. Gilt on the spine worn away, spine very slightly darkened, a small dampstain on the rear cover, endpapers slightly tanned, 2 pages have corner creases o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket if issued. SEE SCAN.
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