“Some men seem to know exactly where their opportunities lie; they break prisons and cross whole Siberias to pursue them. One room holds me": First Edition of the Saul Bellows First Book Dangling Man; Signed by Him
Item Number: 18037
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1944.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s first book. Octavo, original beige cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Matthew and Adrienne greetings and blessings (on your wedding) Saul Bellow.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the crown and foot of the spine.
"One of the most honest pieces of testimony on the psychology of a whole generation who have grown up during the Depression and the war" (Edmund Wilson, The New Yorker).