O'BRIEN (FLANN) At Swim Two Birds, proof copy of the first edition, 1939
Lot 398
O'BRIEN (FLANN) At Swim Two Birds, proof copy of the first edition, 1939
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium
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O'BRIEN (FLANN)
At Swim Two Birds, proof copy of the first edition, publisher's plain brown wrappers, title and author supplied in ink on spine, upper cover near detached, some creases, 8vo, Longman's, Green, 1939

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  • Proof copy of the author's first book, which sold just 244 copies before a bombing raid destroyed the London warehouse where the stock was being stored.
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