The Actual.

Bellow (Saul)

The Actual.

Description: FIRST EDITION, some faint toning to pages throughout, pp. [viii], 104, crown 8vo, original quarter black cloth and boards, backstrip lettered in white, the cloth a little rubbed in a couple of small patches, a couple of faint marks to rear free endpaper, dustjacket slightly rubbed at extremities, corner of front flap a little creased, musty, very good

Publication Details: New York: Viking, 1997

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the half-title: 'for Natalie & Keith, from their bosom-buddy, S. Bellow, April 24, '97' Inscriptions from this late in the life of the Nobel Laureate are less common - the recipients here are novelist Keith Botsford and his wife; as Bellow's inscription indicates, he and Botsford formed a close association following their first meeting in the 1950s and collaborated in the editorship of a few literary magazines - including, in the year of this book, News From the Republic of Letters. Botsford was, he considered, his 'sidekick' - a closer friendship could scarcely be i...more

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Price: £180

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1997

Stock Number: 68217

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