Leading the Blind signed by Alan Sillitoe, 1st/1st, 1995
London: Macmillan, (1995).
SIGNED. First edition. This is a fine copy. The dust wrapper has only light wear at the tail of the spine and has not been price clipped. The boards are free from chips and marks and the text blocks are bright and white. The author’s signature is present on the title page and in black ink. Overall, this is a fine copy.
A journey into nineteenth-century travel guides to the UK, Europe, and Soviet Union as researched and written by one of England’s most distinguished authors. In this quirky and illuminating social history, bestselling British author Alan Sillitoe culls fascinating details from Victorian-era guidebooks and travelogues in order to recount the pleasures, dangers, traps, and delights of travel in the century leading up to World War I.