The Middle Passage.
Impressions of Five Societies – British, French and Dutch – in the West Indies and South America.
First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed to the publisher on the title page: “For André, V. S. Naipaul. London, March 15, 1963.”
Don't understand our descriptions? Try reading our Glossary
Octavo. Original brown boards, titles to spine gilt, map endpapers, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom black solander box. Boards a little spotted, contents mildly cockled; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with rubbed edges, some shallow chips and short closed tears to extremities, short closed tear to fold of front flap, with heavy tape repairs to verso with faint tape marks appearing on the panels.