INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE TO IAN FLEMING
A Visit To Morin.
Item Number: 2451
London: Heinemann, 1959.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Limited to 250 copies. Inscribed by the author to Ian Fleming and his wife, “For Ian + Anne Fleming with all good wishes for the grim season from Graham Greene Christmas 1960." Corners lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a stray pen mark to the front panel and some smudges. A magnificent association copy between two of the greatest spy novelists of the twentieth century. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
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Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1935.
First American edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Very good in a very good dust jacket that shows some chipping to the spine ends and corners. Signed by Graham Greene on the title page. An early Greene title, fairly uncommon in the dust jacket and signed.
London: The Bodley Head, 1982.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, “For Deacon with love from Graham.” Deacon Lindsay was a long-time friend and correspondant of Greene.
"THERE IS A POINT OF NO RETURN, UNREMARKED AT THE TIME, IN MOST LIVES": FIRST EDITION OF THE COMEDIANS; INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE A FEW MONTHS BEFORE PUBLICATION
London: The Bodley Head, 1966.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author a few months before publication, "For Ronald Bryton with all good wishes for Christmas 1965 from Graham Greene." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the foot of the spine. A very bright copy.
"WED FORGIVE MOST THINGS IF WE KNEW THE FACTS": FIRST EDITION OF THE HEART OF THE MATTER; INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE
New York: The Viking Press, 1948.
First American edition of what many consider the authors masterpiece. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author, "For Bob Goldstein from Graham Greene Nothing under $200,000." Light wear, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused": First Edition of The Quiet American; Inscribed by Graham Greene To Close Friend and Fellow Novelist Rex Warner and His Wife
London: Heinemann, 1955.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by the author to novelist Rex Warner and his wife, Barbara Rothschild, "For Rex + Barbara with love, from Graham." A few small spots to the text block, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with the lightest of shelf wear. Rex Warner was an English novelist, classicist, and translator. Writer and critic V. S. Pritchett described Warner as “the only outstanding novelist of ideas whom the decade of ideas produced.” Greene and Warner, both educated at Oxford traveled in many of the same circles, and Barbara was a close friend of Catherine Walston, with whom Greene was having an affair. Rex and Barbara met at a party hosted by Greene, and Greene and Walston would often spend weekends with the couple at Barbara Rothchilds home in Tackley, England. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A wonderful association copy.
"Reality is one of the possibilities I cannot afford to ignore": First Edition of Beautiful Losers; Inscribed by Leonard Cohen
New York: Viking Press, 1966.
First edition of the author’s second novel. Octavo. Inscribed by Leonard Cohen on the title page, For ___ all the best Leonard Cohen.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with only the lightest of wear. A very sharp copy of this highspot, uncommon signed.
New York: Delacorte Press, 1976.
First edition of what many people consider his finest novel. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket.