London: William Heinemann & The Bodley Head, 1974-94. 8vo. 22 volumes, set. 9 first editions thus, the rest reprints. Original green cloth, gilt. Most top edges green. Jackets designed by Michael Harvey. Contents clean and fine. Vol. 8 has been bound upside down. Tiny stain to the top part of the fore edge of vol. 17. The boards of vols. 15 & 16 are slightly bowed. Most d/ws are price-clipped. The d/ws of vols. 1, 5 & 13 are a little rubbed. The d/w of vol. 20 is a bit rubbed and has a 1 cm closed tear at the head of the spine. Near fine in near fine d/ws. Item #4794
Each volume has a new Introduction by the author. 1. Brighton Rock, 2. It's a Battlefield, 3. England Made Me, 4. Our Man in Havana, 5. The Power & the Glory, 6. The Heart of the Matter, 7. The Confidential Agent, 8. The Collected Stories, 9. A Gun for Sale, 10. The Ministry of Fear, 11. The Quiet American, 12. Stamboul Train, 13. The End of the Affair, 14. A Burnt-Out Case, 15. The Man Within, 16. The Third Man & Loser Takes All, 17. The Comedians, 18. Journey Without Maps, 19. The Lawless Roads, 20. Travels with my Aunt, 21. The Honorary Consul, 22. The Human Factor. A mixed set but in very nice condition and with none of the usual fading to the dust-wrapper spines.
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