175. Greene (Graham) Stamboul Train, first edition, issue with ‘Quin Savory’, occasional spotting, small ink ownership inscription to endpaper, original cloth, corners and spine ends bumped, fore-edge spotted, dust-jacket, repairs and restorations to corners and spine ends, light creasing at extremities, but in effect an excellent copy, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1932.
est. £2000 – £3000
The issue point surrounding Quin Savory stems from J.B.Priestly’s threat to sue Greene for libel as he thought that the character was intended as a parody of himself.