10. Amis (Kingsley) Lucky Jim, first edition of the author's first book, two signed presentation inscriptions from the author one to endpaper, another on sticker to endpaper, original boards, near-fine, dust-jacket, slight discolouration to spine with very short closed tear to foot, light surface soiling, otherwise near-fine, custom slip-case, 8vo, 1953.
est. £3000 – £4000
A superb copy of one of the great literary debuts. Especially scarce signed, the only other copy we can trace at auction was inscribed to Philip Larkin, the dedicatee.