First English Edition of the Nobel Prize-Winning Authors First Book; Signed by Saul Bellow
Item Number: 190
London: John Lehmann, 1946.
First British edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Saul Bellow on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with the lightest of wear. Jacket design by Robert Medley.
Saul Bellow is the only author to have received three National Book Awards, for The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammlers Planet, in addition to both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellows oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary."