Lot 61

GREENE, Graham (1904-92).  Nineteen Stories. London: William Heinemann, 1947. 8vo. Half title (lightly browned, as usual). Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, dust-jacket with price of 8s6d unclipped (some very light staining). Provenance: illegible signature on front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION. “The short story is an exacting form which I have never properly practised: I present these tales merely as the by-products of a novelist’s career” (from the “Author’s Note”). Wobbe A20a "I only began to read Greene three or four years ago - and haven't been able to put him down since" (H.B.).

Estimate: £70-£100