Raven, Simon - Alms for Oblivion ( ten volume set ) - SIGNED
Ten volume set comprising :
- The Rich Pay Late ( Fine in a Near Fine wrapper );
- Friends in Low Places ( Fine in a Fine wrapper );
- The Sabre Squadron ( Fine in a Near Fine + wrapper );
- Fielding Gray ( Fine in a Fine wrapper );
- The Judas Boy ( Fine in Near Fine wrapper );
- Places Where They Sing ( Fine in a Fine wrapper );
- Sound the Retreat ( Fine in a Near Fine wrapper );
- Come Like Shadows ( Fine in a Fine wrapper );
- Bring Forth the Body ( Fine in a Fine wrapper ) and
- The Survivors ( Near Fine in a Near Fine wrapper ).
Volume 10 has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Simon Raven. UK first editions, first impressions.
Wrappers : The wrappers on these copies are very bright, are unfaded and are complete. The wrappers are unclipped unless stated. The spines on The Rich Pay Late and The Judas Boy are very slightly toned. The spine on Sound the Retreat is lightly sunned. The wrapper on the Survivors is bruised at the lower edge of the front panel and has been clipped and re-priced by the publisher. Look sharp in protective plastic.
Books : The books are square and very tight. The boards are clean and bright. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are very clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are unmarked. The bindings are solid and without cracked hinges. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A superior set. Please note that as this is a set of books postage will be greater than standard.
Publishers : Anthony Blond, London 1964-1972 and Blond & Briggs, London 1972-1976.