The author's debut novel
Boyd, William ~ A Good Man In Africa : Signed By The Author
Hamish Hamilton, London : 1981
The First UK Printing published by Hamish Hamilton, London in 1981. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light toning to the text-block with some slight pushing at the spine ends. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Some light fading to the spine colouring but far less than usually encountered with the red lettering remaining bright. The wrapper looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Signed (without dedication) by the author to the title page. The ticket for the signing event accompanies this title as provenance. The author's first novel, published while he was still lecturing in English at Oxford. Winner of the 1981 Whitbread First Novel Award and the 1982 Somerset Maugham Award. Very scarce with such attributes.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Very Good++