Parade in Pairs: A Novel

Parade in Pairs: A Novel
Parade in Pairs: A Novel
Parade in Pairs: A Novel
Parade in Pairs: A Novel

London: Jonathan Cape, First edition, 1958. 8vo, hardcover, 190 pp. Book is signed by the author on the title page, and has faint stamp to front flyleaf. Otherwise, pages are clean and unmarked. Book is Very Good+, with light age-toning to pages, Mild wear to boards includes bumping to corners on rear board and light bumping to spine ends. Light spine lean to book. Dust jacket is Good, with wear to extremities but largely intact. Wear includes rubbing and minor loss to tips; chipping to spine ends, including shallow loss; sunning to spine; minor rubbing to panels; and age-toning to jacket. Clipping to all corners of front and rear flaps. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. David Arthur Nicholas Jones (1931-2002) was a British writer; author of two novels; and employed for decades as a reviewer of books and theatre under the name DAN Jones. Jones was a socialist and Parade in Pairs, his first novel, has been praised for its look at class structure among British youth. This book also includes an early fictional view of West Indian immigrants to the UK. Rare to find this book, let alone signed. Very Good + / good.

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Price: $250.00