London: Neville Spearman, 1955. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. INSCRIBED in Miller's hand "For Bob Young" and SIGNED by both Miller and Perles on a paper slip affixed to ffep. Bookplate to front pastedown signed 'Robert Young Jr.' Young was the author of 'From a Different Angle: A Personal Memoir of Henry Miller along with, Always Merry and Bright' published in 1997. Octavo. (xi) 242pp. Photographic plates. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine in photo-illustrated dust jacket. Preface by Henry Miller. A near fine copy (3 small bumps to rear board; light bumping to spine head) in very good dustjacket (wear to extremities with chipping to spine ends & corners; small scrape to lower spine; slight fading to spine). Item #10024
A biography by one of Henry Miller's long time friends about life, work and art in Paris and back home in America; includes writers Anais Nin, Lawrence Durrell and critics such as Eliot, Ezra Pound, Cyril Connolly, and George Orwell. The London edition preceded the American edition. (Shifreen & Jackson B85a).