Title: The Summing Up
Author: Maugham, W. Somerset
Publisher: The Literary Guild of America, New York
Publication Date: 1938
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: G
Comments: Brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Previous owner’s name written in ink on back of inside cover. One small tear on spine’s cloth. Inside cover and FFEP are browned. No d-j.
Synopsis: The Summing Up is a literary memoir by W. Somerset Maugham, written when he was 64 years old, first published in 1938. It covered his life from 1890-1938. The subject matter includes his childhood, his initial success in theater, his transition from theater to fiction writing, and other miscellaneous topics such as travel, and philosophy. It is a small book filled with memorable quotes.