The collection consists of the following items:

Every novel in both the British and American First Editions, most in dustjackets,
and many rare, unusual and previously undocumented issues, states and
uncorrected proofs, including some not in Stott or Rothschild.

Every Play in the First British Edition (cloth and wraps issues) and most American
First Editions of the Plays (cloth and wraps), in dustjackets if issued and including
some rare issues and states.

Many of the above first editions are signed and or inscribed by Maugham.

Every Signed Limited Edition, most in the original slipcase.

Every short story in both the British and American First Editions, most in dustjackets,
including many rare, unusual and previously undocumented issues and states.

Over 150 Periodicals, from the first published story in Cosmopolis, 1898 to the notorious
Autobiography in Show Magazine, 1962, and including many rare early Strand,
Punch and Windsor magazines.

Every collected edition, most in dustjacket, including many items missing from Stott and Rothschild.

Most contributions to books and pamphlets, plus pieces not mentioned by Stott or Rothschild.

Nine of the eleven plays novelized/books dramatised, some in rare dustjackets.

Over 70 books and periodicals concerning Maugham, many not in Stott or Rothschild.

Over 40 miscellaneous, photoplay and movie editions in dustjackets.

Over 40 foreign language editions, from French to Urdu. Some of the First French editions
signed by Maugham or the translator.

Over 80 paperback editions including every first Penguin edition.

Over 50 theatre programs and theatrical ephemera beginning in 1908 with
Lady Frederick at The Royal Court.

25 movies based on Maugham books, plays and short stories.

Over 130 pieces of movie ephemera including many posters and production stills.

Over 50 pieces of rare memorabilia including many signed photographs,
original artworks and Maugham's spectacle case.

Over 40 letters, many hand-written, from 1908 to 1963.

Many newspaper and magazine clippings, document photocopies and related items.

A 90 page printed catalogue of the collection illustrated in full color.


The Collection

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