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524
Larkin, Philip
TWO VOLUMES, BOTH INSCRIBED TO NORMAN ILES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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524
Larkin, Philip
TWO VOLUMES, BOTH INSCRIBED TO NORMAN ILES, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Larkin, Philip
TWO VOLUMES, BOTH INSCRIBED TO NORMAN ILES, COMPRISING:
The North Ship. The Fortune Press, 1945, FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("To Norman | from Philip. | October 1945.") on front free endpaper, original black cloth lettered in gilt on spine, AUTHORIAL CORRECTION OF ONE WORD ("provisional" corrected to "provincial" on page 33), [Bloomfield A1(a)], some soiling and staining, binding worn; Jill. The Fortune Press, 1946, FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("For Norman, in | memory of 'the | best education in | the land'. | Philip Larkin") on front free endpaper, original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine, [Bloomfield A2(a)], some spotting, tears and loss to pp.155-56, loss to front fixed endpaper, binding worn and soiled; both 8vo (2)
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Catalogue Note

PRESENTATION COPIES OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST TWO BOOKS. The first was presented within the first three months of publication (using Bloomfield's date of July 1945). The second book is a green cloth variant, unrecorded by Bloomfield. For Norman Iles see previous lot.

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