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28 March 2019

Modern First Editions

Lot 4

Kingsley Amis

Estimate £1200 - £1800 + fees

Sold Price £1000

Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim and other works, first editions, most signed [London, 1953-1991]


a group of 7 works, including one letter, comprising: Lucky Jim (1953, upper hinge a little loose, author's signature loosely inserted on plain paper slip, dust-jacket extremities chipped with slight loss, lower cover soiled), Take a Girl Like You (1960, author's signature on white card loosely inserted, excellent crisp copy), One Fat Englishman (1963, signed by the author), Lucky Jim's Politics (1968, signed by the author, original printed wrappers), Autograph Letter to Master Dennett (on Lemmons address headed paper and dated 21 September 1973), Collected Short Stories (1980), Memoirs (1991), books all in original cloth with dust-jackets unless specified, 8vo