A superb first edition and impression of Alan Holinghurst's novel on sexuality. First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper.
This book weighs 1 KG when packed. The first edition and impression of Alan Hollinghurst's sixth novel, exploring sexuality and the attitude towards homosexuality in a 1940s England. Following the story of David Sparsholt and his openly gay son who comes of age as homosexuality has just been decriminalised in London. A signed copy by the author to the front free endpaper.
With the unclipped dust wrapper. In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally lovely with only a minor shelf wear and a minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Signed by the author to the front free endpaper.
The dust wrapper is unclipped and excellent with minor shelf wear only and evidence of a sticker removal tot he front wrap. The pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine Near Fine.
Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair.Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described. Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques.
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