George Gissing: A Critical Biography.
First UK edition. Initially published by the University of Washington Press two years previously. From the library of John Heygate, whose initials and the date “1965” are inscribed at head of the title page.
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Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine label painted in black, illustrated and lettered in gilt, red top-stain, grey pictorial endpapers with print from Tallis’ view of Tottenham Court road – circa 1838- with dust jacket. 4 engraved plates, contemporary ownership initials and date to title page. Dust jacket a little marked and soiled, interior clean and bright, a good copy.