The Unquiet Grave
Cyril Connolly, 1944
CONNOLLY, Cyril (1903-1974). The Unquiet Grave. London: printed at the Curwen Press for Horizon, 1944.

First limited edition, annotated presentation copy to Christopher Sykes. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Chrissie from Cyril / Feb. 1945. There are manuscript corrections in Connolly's hand to two word choices and one manuscript 3-line anecdote in Sykes's hand regarding Connolly's unfamiliarity with the Gospels. This is one of 500 cloth-bound copies from a total run of 1000; this copy un-numbered.

Octavo. Original cloth (faded and rubbed, text block cracked). Provenance: Christopher Sykes, 1907-1986 (presentation inscription, annotation).

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