NAIPAUL, V. S. The Mystic Masseur. [London:] Andre Deutsch, . 8°. Half title. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket by Robert Micklewright with price of 12s 6d unclipped (jacket with some nicks to head and foot of backstrip with very slight loss, edges and corners a little rubbed, some very light staining to lower wrapper). FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR’S FIRST NOVEL, PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, “V. S. Naipaul, for Anthony Hobson, July 29, ’90.”
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