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Guy and Pauline

[Edward Montague] Compton Mackenzie

Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972) was a writer of novels, biographes and histories. Although born in England he was a founder of the Scottish Nationalist Party. He supported West Bromich Albion football club. Guy and Pauline was first published by Martin Secker in London in 1915 and was a sequel to a novel published in 1914 called Sinister Street, which was not published in Nelson's Continental Library. In the United States the book was called Plasher's Mead (Harper Brothers, 1915), the name of the house in the novel.

First edition thus

Bibliography code: NCL-17.1

Series: Nelson's Continental Library 28

Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons, 189, rue Saint-Jacques, Paris

Year: not dated [1917]

Format: 16 mo in two gatherings (1-1a=4pp;1a-2=12pp)

Pages: 381, 2 pp adverts

Binding: Printed thin cards wrappers

Size: 164 x 121 mm

Dust jacket signed: Blampied lower left

Internal illustrations: none

Price: 4 francs 50 on stcker on jacket; 2 franc on wrapper

Printed by: Imprimerie Nelson, Édimbourg, Écosse

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