Description: [Modern Literature] SIGNED FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp. SIGNED by the author in black ink to title page; possibly a secretarial hand. Publisher's grey cloth with gilt titles to spine.With the blue dust-jacket, priced at 25s. Large blue ink ownership to fly-leaf. Toning and spotting to edges and endpapers. Boards slightly bowed, with some toning to spine and wear to edges. Jacket heavily worn to edges, with creases, closed tears, and heavy chipping. A classic account of an American writer's life in Paris, first published there in 1934, but not officially published in the US and the UK until 1961 and 1963 due to censorship. Subject: Literature, Signed & Inscribed. Adrian Harrington began trading in 1971. As part of Harrington Brothers on London's fashionable King's Road, after 40+ years of bookselling in the capital, Adrian relocated to Royal Tunbridge Wells. Adrian Harrington Rare Books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, children's and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. Ian Fleming Bibliographer Jon Gilbert curates our world-class stock of James Bond material, including first edition novels, film posters, original scripts and associated ephemera. All books and dust-jackets are supplied in suitable archival quality protectors and orders are professionally packed in bubble wrap and high quality cardboard book packs to ensure that they arrive safely.
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