Friday 17 February 2017

Antiquarian Brookner

I've only ever been moderately interested in first editions and signed copies. I've got a signed copy of Altered States, and followers of this blog will recall the autographed note I once purchased at a book fair.

In Cecil Court yesterday there were first editions of A Start in Life (£75) and Look at Me (£40), plus a copy of Jacques-Louis David with an inscription by Brookner ('With best wishes') for £60. I bought the Look at Me, mainly for the author's photograph on the jacket.

I reckon this picture was taken at the same time as another early photo:

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