By Lewis Lapham
London   Verso
9.5" by 6.5" 230pp.
A fine first edition copy of Lapham's study of American politics, inscribed by the author to Stephen Vizinczey.
By Lewis Lapham

1997 Waiting for the Barbarians

London   Verso
9.5" by 6.5" 230pp.
A fine first edition copy of Lapham's study of American politics, inscribed by the author to Stephen Vizinczey.
£75.00
: 0.75kgs / : 891M11

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Author's Presentation Copy, First Edition, Signed, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work in the publisher's original cloth binding, with the original unclipped dust wrapper.

Inscribed by the author to the half title page: 'For Stephen Vizinczey, in gratitude and with great respect, Lewis H. Lapham', dated 22nd January, 1998. From the library of Hungarian-Canadian author Stephen Vizinczey, best known for his 'In Praise of Older Women', and 'An Innocent Millionaire'. His writing was praised by the likes of Graham Greene and Anthony Burgess, describing his fiction as social epics which breathe hope in a corrupt world.

Lewis Henry Lapham is an American writer of many books concerning politics and current affairs. He was the editor of the American monthly Harper's Magazine, and is the founder of Lapham's Quarterly, a quarterly publication about history and literature.

In this work, he provides a portrait of a "feckless American establishment", taking into account Steve Forbes, General Colin Powell, Dick Morris, Senator Bob Dole, and President Clinton.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding, with the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, cloth is in excellent condition. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Dust wrapper is in a lovely condition.

Fine

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