Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with author/publisher's monogram on front boards and at foot of spine. Signature (1913) on front free endpaper, light scuffing, otherwise very good. Richards was primarily a publisher, but also wrote some nine novels after 1912. Valentine concerns a young man who wastes his youth, but then dedicates himself to architecture and to realising his father's dream, by building the "Palace of Empire". View More...
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