Billy Liar
Billy Liar

WATERHOUSE, Keith (author). Billy Liar.

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WATERHOUSE, Keith (author). Billy Liar. London; Michael Joseph. 1959.

8vo. Original crimson linson boards lettered in gilt to spine, preserved in decorative letterpress dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-190 + [i]; a very bright, clean copy, both externally and internally, with just a 3mm strip of fading to lower edge, protected by an attractive dustwrapper with very light overall dust-soiling, a little spotting to lower advertisement panel, very small chipping to spine extremities and corners and nicking to edges.
First edition, second impression, issued in the same year as the first and only two months later. This copy is inscribed in ink to the front free endpaper by the author Elizabeth Taylor, "Peggy, with love from Liz".