BOYD, William. The New Confessions. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1987.
Large 8vo., original black publisher's boards, lettered in gilt to spine; unclipped pictorial jacket (£11.95); pp. [x], 462; text block rather toned to edges, else a very good copy in near-fine jacket.
First edition. The novel is based upon Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Les Confessions, the reading of which has a huge impact on the protagonist's life.