A Philosophy of Solitude by John Cowper Powys first edition 1933
London: Jonathan Cape (1933). First edition. 8vo., red cloth boards, lettered in light blue to the spine with the publishers logo to the tail, with the original dust jacket; pp. 224; A very good copy, the book has a couple of lightly pushed corner tips. The front and last free end paper has a couple of light tape scorch marks, presumably from an old jacket protector. A publishers book mark is loosely placed at the front of the book. The jacket is sunned to the spine. It hasn't been clipped.
The author considers what he calls inward happiness and refers to this as a modern handbook of contemplation against the hurly burly of life. His non fiction book about dealing with solitude, a reoccuring theme that runs through his novels.