178. Greene (Graham) England Made Me, first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to title, original cloth, very slight rubbing to spine ends and corners, otherwise near-fine, dust-jacket, spine ends and corners repaired and restored, spine re-touched, front panel upper corner chipped, splits to fore-edges, light surface soiling, in effect a very good copy, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1935.
est. £8000 – £12000
Drawn in part from Greene's own uncomfortable memories of English boarding school. Greene later wrote of England Made Me 'I have always had a soft spot in my heart for my fifth published novel…Kate, Anthony's sister, seems to me the woman I have drawn better than any other.' Graham Greene, Ways of Escape.