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A BURNT-OUT CASE.
London: Heinemann, (1961). First edition in English, preceded by a Swedish-edition in 1960. Set in a leper colony in the Belgian Congo. Very good with foxing to page edges and some subtle smudging to boards; in very good or better price-clipped dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends and folds..... Item #54213 More
DOCTOR FISCHER OF GENEVA OR THE BOMB PARTY.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1980). First U.S. edition, limited issue. Number 169 of 500 SIGNED, numbered copies. Near fine in near fine, lightly scuffed slipcase. Bookplate of collector Rolland Comstock on pastedown. Item #43612 More
DOCTOR FISCHER OF GENEVA: Or, THE BOMB PARTY.
London: Bodley Head, (1980). First edition, first issue with "leave alone" p.(9):4. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Greene to A.J. Cheshire, his accountant. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY GREENE TO HIS ACCOUNTANT. Item #40665 More
THE HEART OF THE MATTER.
London: William Heinemann, (1948). First edition. Based on Greene's own experience as a British intelligence officer in West Africa. Rated among the top 100 English-language novels by both the Modern Library and Time Magazine and basis for the 1953 movie starring Trevor Howard. Endpapers and adjacent pages darkened including the..... Item #54188 More
THE HUMAN FACTOR.
Toronto: The Bodley Head (Canada) Ltd., (1978). First Canadian edition. Published in association with Clarke, Irwin & Co. and issued from the British sheets with boxed "BH" logo on title page (as in the first edition, second issue). 8vo gilt-stamped green cloth boards; top edge gray; 339 pages. Near fine..... Item #72056 More
IN SEARCH OF A CHARACTER: Two African Journals.
London, The Bodley Head, (1961). First edition. Fine in near fine slightly spine-toned dust jacket with small, light stain on rear panel. Item #54217 More
THE LIVING ROOM: A Play in Two Acts.
London: William Heinemann, (1953). First edition. Author's first play. Near fine in dust jacket with narrow chip at head of spine just touching the first letter in author's name and another at base of front panel not affecting any lettering but otherwise very good. Item #54162 More
LORD ROCHESTER'S MONKEY: Being the Life of John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester.
New York: Viking Press, (1974). First U.S. edition. Biography written in the thirties by Greene -- who referred to Rochester in two of his books -- dusted off, revised, and presented here for the first time. Profusely illustrated. Near fine in better than very good dust jacket with some edge..... Item #50575 More
LOSER TAKES ALL.
London: William Heinemann, (1955). First edition. "An entertainment." Touch of tanning to base of spine otherwise near fine in very good dust jacket with a few small chips and spine a little tanned. Item #54218 More
THE LOST CHILDHOOD: and other essays.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951. First edition. Essay collection broken into four sections, two of which are autobiographical. The rest deal with his views on fellow novelists and on poets and artists. Near fine with foxing to top edge of cloth and subtle reflection of dust jacket design on spine;..... Item #54185 More
MAY WE BORROW YOUR HUSBAND?: And Other Comedies of the Sexual Life.
London: The Bodley Head, (1967). First edition. Short stories. Fine in very good to near fine dust jacket very slightly toned at spine, with staining to verso and a little to upper edge rear panel where there's one short closed tear. Item #54200 More
OUR MAN IN HAVANA.
London: Heinemann, (1958). First edition. Story centers on a British Secret Service agent in the Caribbean. Small stain to page fore edge and edges a little rubbed, still, very good in about very good dust jacket with old tape repair to upper rear spine fold and shallow chipping and few..... Item #54216 More
London: William Heinemann Ltd, (1932). First edition. Second issue as usually seen with "Quin Savory" vs. "Q. C. Savory" – a character name change made at the insistence of J. B. Priestley who “sued Greene for defamation, believing this vain, pompous writer was based on himself -- and rather proving..... Item #71752 More
WAYS OF ESCAPE.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980. First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof in yellow printed paperwraps with probable publication date January 1981. Publisher's info tipped inside front cover with small piece of tape, presumably as distributed to reviewers. Touch of light soiling to rear cover otherwise bright and fine. Item #39672 More