Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: London, The Bodley Head and William Heinemann, 1972
First Collected Edition with a new Introduction by Graham Greene. Inscribed: “For Ragnar & Greta with love from Graham.” Ragnar Svanström (1904-1988), Swedish historian and literary director, was the long-time contact of Greene at Norstedts Publishing House in Stockholm. He edited the ‘Introduction to Three Novels’, published by Norstedts in 1962. The friendship that developed between Greene and Svanström, and his wife Greta spanned many decades. Their correspondence is kept at the Royal Library in Stockholm.
Including the first book edition of the stories: Church Militant, Dear Dr. Falkenheim, and The Blessing. The Collected Edition includes a new introduction to each volume by Greene.
8vo., original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine, without dust wrapper. Volume 8 in the Collected Edition.