Memory Boy :: Victor Canning soon to be presented for sale on the brilliant BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1981, Hardback in dust wrapper.
First U.S. Edition. Signed by the author, with dedication, on the title page unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium.
From the cover: Readers of Memory Boy will find themselves fascinated by the subtle way Victor Canning weaves international espionage around an innocent teenager with a unique gift for effortlessly memorizing long passages of prose or poetry even in languages he does not understand. His father, Frank, allows himself to exploit fourteen-year…
Good+ in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is heavily faded at the spine and a little stained on the verso. Leans slightly. Boards a little faded. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight.
Quarter-bound Brown on Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 177 pages. 8½” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Fiction Author: C catalogue?