LE CARRÉ, John
The Naive and Sentimental Lover
London, Hodder & Stoughton, (1971). The uncorrected proof copy of his first novel to depart from the espionage genre, a book that he later said was his own personal favorite of his books, but which enjoyed considerably less popular success than his spy stories. Small ink name and date on front cover; minor sunning and creasing to spine; near fine in wrappers. Scarce in collectable condition. [#018112] SOLD
All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.