Category: Recent Acquisitions

19 NINETEEN STORIES Stock code: 14637

Author / Artist:

Greene, Graham


London: William Heinemann. 1947


First edition, first printing. Original dark blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a few foxing spots to the text block edge and a gift inscription to the front endpaper are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the very lightly rubbed and creased dustwrapper which is a little dusty at the extremities. Not price-clipped (8s 6d net to the front flap). An excellent example, uncommon in this condition.




A short story collection, several of which have been adapted into film, comprising: The Basement Room; The End of the Party; I Spy; The Innocent; A Drive in the Country; Across The Bridge; Jubilee; Brother; Proof Positive; A Chance for Mr Lever; The Lottery Ticket; The Second Death; A Day Saved; A Little Place off the Edgware Road; The Case for the Defence; When Greek Meets Greek; Men at Work; Alas, Poor Maling; The Other Side Of The Border.