Back to the Slaughterhouse - SIGNED and Inscribed by the Author (1951)
London: MacDonald & Co.
Very Good book in a Very good jacket
First edition. Octavo, pp 96. Red cloth covered hard boards with black lettering to the spine and decoration to the upper board. In the original dust jacket, unclipped (6/- net). Signed and inscribed to the ffep: “Tony – with many thanks and best wishes Ronald”. The recipient of this greeting is Tony Godwin who was Chief Editor at Penguin in the 1960’s and later managing director at Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Penguin published several Searle books during Godwin’s tenure including Searle in the Sixties and Refugees.
Condition: Very Good condition book in a Very Good jacket which is clean and bright but chipped at the top of the spine and has some general wear.