AMIS, Kingsley. The Alteration. Jonathan Cape 1976.
8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Spine of wrapper s little sunned, text block a little browned as usual, otherwise a very good copy.
First edition inscribed by Amis to Cyril Ray, "Hearty cheers to Cyril from Kingsley". Kinglsey Amis was a contributor to Cyril Ray's The Compleat Imbiber : A Celebration of the Pleasures of the Table. and is quoted to have said "Everyone who takes an interest in drink....has reason to be grateful to Cyril Ray".