Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1951
First edition, inscribed: “For Ragnar and Greta Svanström with all good wishes from Graham Greene. F.1. 1951.” 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.
8vo., original cloth with supplied dust wrapper. A little fading to cloth, wrapper with a little chipping, spine slightly darkened, small stain from removed paperclip on front free endpaper, otherwise a very good copy.