Lot 174

Greene (Graham)

A Visit to Morin, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES, inscribed by the author for Ralph Richardson and his wife, bookplate, original green cloth, spine gilt lettered, top edge a little dusty, dust jacket browned around head and spine panel, minor spotting, 8vo, William Heinemann, 1960.

*** The inscription reads: ‘For Ralph & Mur, with love from Graham. Christmas 1960.’ Richardson’s bookplate is below the inscription. The book was expressly produced as a Christmas gift for friends of the author. Greene and Richardson had become acquainted during the production of Greene’s play ‘The Complaisant Lover’, in which Richardson starred.

Estimate: £250-£350