John Galsworthy.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. Hardcover. William Heinemann, London, 1921. Hardcover. Condition: Very good +. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good or better copy of the SCARCE first edition, first printing (small stain to the spine head, small corner rubs to each board, common toning to the leaves - no dust jacket), ; the novel is the final installment in the series of three novels and two interludes which together constitute Galsworthy's notable set of works known as "The Forsyte Saga". The individual works are: "The Man of Property" (1906), "Indian Summer of a Forsyte" (1918), "In Chancery" (1920), "Awakening" (1920), and "To Let" (1921). In 1922, the forgoing five works were together published in a single work titled "The Forsyte Saga", and in 2003, "The Forsyte Saga" was listed as #123 on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's "best-loved novel". John Galsworthy won the 1932 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his distinguished art of narration which takes its highest form in The Forsyte Saga". In his speech presenting the Prize to John Galsworthy, Anders Österling, Member of the Nobel Committee, described "The Forsythe Saga" as being Galsworthy's "monumental chief work". Copies of the first edition of Galsworthy's "To Let" are surprisingly uncommon. UNCOMMON. Very good +. Item #958

Price: $75.00

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