London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. [Modern Literature] UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY in oversized PROOF-ONLY dust-wrapper designed by Hans Tisdall, priced at 18s. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.192. Publisher's lime-green softcovers in jacket with bold 'PROOF ONLY' text to rear flap with provisional publication date printed below. Proof copies feature the mis-print 'movable' for 'moveable' to the title page and upper wrapper. Book is absolutely fine; unsupported areas of the jacket a little toned/worn else jacket is clean and fresh. A superb, unread 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 was read by Hemingway's Cape stablemate Ian Fleming in proof form. Item #52383
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