In Chancery [In the Dust Jacket]
In Chancery [In the Dust Jacket]
In Chancery [In the Dust Jacket]
In Chancery [In the Dust Jacket]

In Chancery [In the Dust Jacket]

London: William Heinemann, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A Very Good + copy of the SCARCE first edition, first printing (spine a bit uneven, light shelf wear to each board's bottom edge, tiny corner rubs to each board, modest toning to the leaves), in a Very Good + example of the SCARCE cloth dust jacket (general edge rubbing, some loss to the spine head); the novel is the third installment in the series of three novels and two interludes which together constitute Galsworthy's notable 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 "In Chancery" are surprisingly uncommon and copies in the original dust jacket are almost as scarce as hen's teeth. QUITE SCARCE INDEED. Very good + / very good +. Item #956

Price: $450.00

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