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The David Lloyd Collection of Modern Literature, Part II / AMIS, KINGSLEY. 1922-1995. Lucky Jim. London Victor Gallancz, 1953.

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AMIS, KINGSLEY. 1922-1995.
Lucky Jim. London: Victor Gallancz, 1953.
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AMIS, KINGSLEY. 1922-1995.

Lucky Jim. London: Victor Gallancz, 1953. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, original dust-jacket. Spine slightly cocked, small nick at rear pastedown, head and tail of spine nudged; jacket with 2 cm closed tear to upper right of lower panel, light shelfwear.

A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF AMIS'S FIRST BOOK, a darkly comic masterpiece that "may be the funniest book of the past half century" according to Christopher Hitchens. TIME Hundred Best.

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