Graham Greene

The Lost Childhood and Other Essays

Eyre & Spottiswoode

1951

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Inscribed first-edition copy of Greene’s children’s stories.

  • Graham Greene (English).
  • London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951.
  • Octavo.
  • Inscribed: “For Ragnar and Greta Svanström with all good wishes from Graham Greene. F.1. 1951.”
  • Bound in original cloth with supplied dust jacket.

 

Ragnar Svanström (1904-1988), Swedish historian and literary director, was the long-time contact of Greene at Norstedts Publishing House in Stockholm. He edited the “Introduction to Three Novels,” published by Norstedts in 1962. The friendship that developed between Greene and Svanström and his wife Greta spanned many decades. Their correspondence is kept at the Royal Library in Stockholm.

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A little fading to cloth.

Dust jacket with a little chipping, spine slightly darkened.

Small stain from removed paperclip on front free endpaper.

Pages lightly toned.

Feature(s)
First Edition, Dust Jacket, Signed
Language
English
Subject
Childrens, Essays, Modern first editions
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CC4NR

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