Allan Wingate, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine / No Jacket. Item #005981
[ONE OF 13 copies only]. (19490 Allan Wingate, London. [x], 728pp; gilt-stamped pebbled wine leather, ribbon marker. English edition of the author's first book, deluxe issue, comprising 253 copies, of which this is number VI of 13 reserved for presentation. Inscribed by Mailer ("Cheers"), although not called for. Book near fine, some cracking along inner joints. No DJ, as issued. Comes in specially made custom cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.