London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. [Modern literature] FIRST UK EDITION, preceding the US printing. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.192. Publisher's brown cloth with top edge tinted red, patterned grey endpapers, dust-wrapper designed by Hans Tisdall, priced at 18s. Top edge a little dusty/sunned, neat ownership to flyleaf, jacket very lightly worn. An attractive, near fine copy. The Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author's Parisian memoirs as part of the American expatriate circle of writers in the 1920's. Features his recollections and experiences of the prominent characters and personalities including Aleister Crowley, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford, Hilaire Belloc, James Joyce and Gertrude Stein. The English first edition preceeds the US printing and was read by Hemingway's Cape stablemate Ian Fleming in proof form. Item #54134
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