Shovelling Trouble.

London: Quartet Books Ltd., 1973. [Literary Essays] Uncorrected proof copy of FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.162, printed on rectos only. Publisher's printed softcovers. Low-grade paper toned as expected, hand-written publication date to cover, minor wear; near fine. Proofs are scarce. Mordecai Richler was a Canadian author, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and essayist. Includes the long essay 'Bond', a contemporary critique of the James Bond phenomenon. This copy is from the comprehensive Ian Fleming Bibliographical Archive assembled by Jon Gilbert (bookplate to inside cover). His encyclopaedic guide to the works of Ian Fleming (2012) won the 16th Breslauer Prize for bibliography. Item #64948

Gilbert p.612.

Price: £175.00

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