London, South Kensington
1 November 2006
AMIS, Kingsley (1922-95). I Like it Here. London: Victor Gollancz, 1958. 8°. Half title (occasional light spotting). Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (a few chips, tears to head and foot of backstrip, backstrip darkened). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "Love and kisses to dear Penny, Kingsley 1958."
With the same author's Lucky Jim (London, 1953, without the dust-jacket) and That Uncertain Feeling (London, 1955, with dust-jacket), BOTH FIRST EDITIONS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. (3)
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