Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book
Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book
Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book
Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book
Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book

Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book

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1940s hardcover - a whimsical tale of a young aspiring musician - FREE UK P&P
£14.75

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Count Omega - Lord Berners (1st edition, 1941) - vintage hardback fiction book
 
Lord Berners, "Count Omega. With a frontispiece by the Author" (London, Constable & Company Ltd. / Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited, 1941, first edition). Hardcover (purple-red cloth boards, silver title to spine), 208pp plus title pages and frontispiece, measuring approximately 12.9 x 19.1 x 2.3cm (5.1 x 7.5 x 0.9in). A whimsical tale of a young composer "who under the auspices of a mysterious millionaire looks forward to a sumptuous production of his first symphony. Entangled with a heroine of enormous size, and assisted by a fashionable dressmaker who is also a reincarnation of Joan of Arc, the aspiring musician goes from one adventure to another."
 
No dustjacket; the cover is marked and discoloured (especially to the edges and spine) with age wear including bumping to the edges and corners; the two front flyleaves are marked with old pencil prices and/or slightly indented where pencil markings have been erased, and the frontispiece is buckled along the bound edge; the pages are discoloured with tanning to some edges and occasional marks together with some edge wear and corner creases.
 
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Brand Constable & Co
Code 5/290
Condition Used