Graham Greene The Man Within Signed First UK Edition 1929 1st Book
Graham Greene The Man Within First UK Edition SIGNED. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1929. The book is in very good+ condition. [x], 354, 8vo, with original black cloth with blind-stamped border and publishers device to upper and lower board respectively. Mild rubbing to the corners and the lower rear edge. Small nicks at the spine tips. The spine is lettered in gilt. Mild ghosting of the spine. The upper text block is a little dusty and is very lightly toned. The binding remains tight although there is some early cracking with a little exposure of the webbing to the lower half of the rear spine hinge internally. The dust wrapper is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. Mild edge wear with a little loss at the spine ends. Some splitting along the spine folds. A horizontal closed tear to the spine has been professionally repaired with Japanese tissue paper to the verso. The wrapper is the correct First Issue with the price of 7/6 net to the spine and the Oliver Onions Painted Face review to the rear flap (Wobbe A2a). The book has been simply SIGNED by the Author to the front blank end paper. There are some pencilled notes in an unknown hand to the upper half of the rear blank end paper critiquing the novel. A tale of betrayal among smugglers the authors first novel, preceded only by a book of poems entitled Babbling April. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling. The film adaptation of the book, starring Michael Redgrave & Richard Attenborough, was made in 1947.
One of the scarcest of Greens titles to find signed. At the time of listing the only available copy on the market with such attributes.
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The item "Graham Greene The Man Within Signed First UK Edition 1929 1st Book" is in sale since Monday, February 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "jatkinsonbooks" and is located in RIPON. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1929
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Binding: Hardcover
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Region: Europe
- Author: Graham Greene
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Publisher: Heinemann
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition