HALF-PAST YESTERDAY

New York: H.S. Mill Co., (1945). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Beige cloth hardcover. Ink design to front, lettering to spine. In original illustrated dust jacket. Unclipped: INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in year of publication to half title page: "To Erma Lester - / who may find in this / book an inspiration to / sleep - / Robert Sturgis / 20 July 45."Jacket with small section of loss from upper spine. Contents lightly toned. Overall sharp, clean. Very good + / near fine. Item #15622

A largely autobiographical novel by the Army Signal Corps Lieutenant. It tells the story of a marriage strained by class difference and the war. The author's second book and follow up to his 1944, MEN LIKE GODS, also a WWII themed work from the same publisher. MEN LIKE GODS was also issued in an Armed Services Edition paperback. An uncommon wartime production, attractive in jacket. OCLC notes a decent number of holdings, 16. Though none appear in the trade.

Price: $75.00

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