London: Jonathan Cape, 1997, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; References;
From the cover: Precociously brilliant in his youth, Cyril Connolly was haunted for the rest of his life by a sense of failure and a romantic yearning to recover a lost Eden. His two great books, The Unquiet Grave and Enemies of Promise, are classics of English prose, combining wit, romanticism and merciless self-knowledge. He was an essayist and parodist of genius, a superb literary journalist, and as editor of Horizon nurtured some of the finest writers of hi…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Closed tear to the head of the upper panel at the join and some cretin has written, in biro, the title and author verso of the dust wrapper spine. Text complete, clean and tight.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVII] 653 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.