THE LOST FLYING BOAT; [Inscribed association copy].
Boston: Little, Brown, (1983). First U.S. edition. SIGNED IN FULL on title page and INSCRIBED BY SILLITOE on front endpaper to Walter Sullivan, "A ripping yarn! --/ that took 25 years/ to struggle out./ In all friendship/ and with warm and/ sincere feelings to/ Walter from/ Alan/ Nashville/ 23/3/85." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature and one of the founding members of The Fellowship of Southern Writers. "...a story of courage and cowardice, morality and desperation. The flying boat Aldebaran has a strange and sinister crew...." (from the dust jacket flap). Fine in fine dust jacket.