27. Bellow (Saul) The Adventures of Augie March, first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to half-title verso, original two-tone cloth, spine ends slightly bumped, otherwise near-fine, dust-jacket, slight creasing to spine ends, very lightly rubbed, near-fine overall, 8vo, New York, 1953.
Augie March begins with one of the most famous opening lines in American literature: 'I am an American, Chicago born, and go at things as I have taught myself, free-style, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, first admitted.'
est. £600 – £800
A superb copy of one of Bellow's most important books.