The Suffrage of Elvira.
First edition, first impression of Naipaul’s second book. Signed by Naipaul on the title page. From the library of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the front pastedown.
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Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine very gently sunned and a touch cocked, front board slightly bowed, light spotting to edges, prelims and endmatter. An excellent copy in a slightly foxed jacket with minor nicks to extremities, a couple of small pinholes to the spine panel, and a dampstain to rear panel.