Ah Well, A Romance in Perpetuity. Frontispiece plate by the author. London: Routledge, 1942. First Edition. Pp, 89. Quarter cloth, pale green paper boards in matching dust jacket lettered in red. Jacket lightly spotted, book in very good condition. Housed in collector's solander box.
Presentation copy from the author, with autographed letter signed, loosely inserted. Also with two original sketches by Jack Yeats, one verso front free endpaper, the other pasted to title-page. Author's Christmas Greeting card pasted to front free endpaper.
More widely known for his artistry, Jack B. Yeats also had a significant interest in theatre and literature. His literary output included novels & plays. This was his third published novel.
"Never was there such a subtle blend of poetry and humour, of philosophy and tenderness, as in this miniature book."