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Lot 55: TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed, "To E. M. Forster, in great and still growing admiration, Lionel Trilling 1 Oct 1947". [With]: Two Mss from Trilling, to an unidentified correspondent, discussing his novel and also referring to the sale of this copy of The Middle of the Journey, commenting: "The business of the sale of inscribed copies is always sad and amusing ... I refrain from asking what you paid for ... L T [?] item!". Provenance: E. M. FORSTER'S COPY.

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed,
  • TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed,
  • TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed,
  • TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed,
  • TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed,
   
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Description: TRILLING, Lionel (1905-75). The Middle of the Journey. A Novel. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue pictorial cloth (without dust-jacket, cloth lightly faded, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION & ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed, "To E. M. Forster, in great and still growing admiration, Lionel Trilling 1 Oct 1947". [With]: Two Mss from Trilling, to an unidentified correspondent, discussing his novel and also referring to the sale of this copy of The Middle of the Journey, commenting: "The business of the sale of inscribed copies is always sad and amusing ... I refrain from asking what you paid for ... L T [?] item!". Provenance: E. M. FORSTER'S COPY.

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