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CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith

The Man who was Thursday: A Nightmare.

Bristol, Arrowsmith, (1908)

8vo (endpapers sl. brown.).

Publ. red cloth, front cover blocked in black, gilt lettered flat spine with publ. identification at the tail (sl. faded and rubbed). Good copy.

First edition first issue of this "metaphysical thriller [...] Many have noted the influence of "The Man Who Was Thursday" on surrealism and spy thrillers" (Wikipedia). Complete with 2 pages advertisements at the end.

€ 150 / 200

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