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RUCK, Berta. Half-Past Kissing-Time. A story by Berta Ruck. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1938). Second Printing. Pp. (6),7-313,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. Berta Ruck, b. August 2, 1878, Punjab; d. August 11, 1978, Aberdyfi, Wales, as the author of more than 90 works of historical romance, and was married to similarly-prolific author Oliver Onions. "Happiness is the keynote in all Berta Ruck's novels. And why not? Isn't love the happiest and most human of all emotions? If it is the dark, sad, sordid aspects of life you want to read about you must look elsewhere. If it isfood for deep though you require then you are looking at the wrong book. F or in the novels by Berta Ruck, a happy Fate and high spirits always carry you along to a happy end." - from the leaf facing title page. Light rubbingto outer hinges and spine ends, short split to head of gutter of rear endp aper, light spotting to fore-edge with a few small foxed spots to interior,else a very good, sturdy copy. Scarce (WorldCat yields only one listing). 65.00
Title: Half-Past Kissing-Time. Second Printing, Hardcover.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1938,:
Item: 1.00 Item
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