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Larkin, Philip
TWO VOLUMES, BOTH INSCRIBED TO NORMAN ILES, COMPRISING:
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524
Larkin, Philip
TWO VOLUMES, BOTH INSCRIBED TO NORMAN ILES, COMPRISING:
Estimation
1 5002 000
Lot. Vendu 3,750 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU 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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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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