London: Calder and Boyars, 1966. [Modern Literature] FIRST THUS. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp. 418 . Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the photographic dust-jacket priced at 35s. Three related clippings from The Independent, including an obituary, loose to rear. Black ink ownership to fly-leaf. Neat pink ink notes to margins of 'Molloy,' with occasional underlining. Some light staining to endpapers; first gathering slightly loose. Light rubbing to jacket edges, with light soiling and a few marks to spine. Very good. A trilogy of novels in one volume, first published by John Calder in 1959, and reprinted here by Calder and Boyars for the first time to celebrate the author's sixtieth birthday. Each novel was originally written in French, published sequentially between 1950 and 1952, and then translated by Patrick Bowles and the author into English in the second half of the decade. Item #58023
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