In Search of a Character

Two African Journals

GREENE, Graham

INSCRIBED TO GREENE'S LAWYER

GREENE, Graham In Search of a Character Two African Journals

The Bodley Head, 1961.

First edition. Quarter red cloth with grey papered boards in a decorative dustwrapper. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the title page, "For Harold Rubinstein from Graham Greene". A fine copy in a very near fine dustwrapper, slightly faded to the spine.

Harold Rubinstein was Graham Greene's solicitor whose firm of Rubinstein, Nash & Co. specialised in defending publishers and authors and acted for Greene between 1946 and 1985.
Rubinstein notably came to Greene's aid in acting as an intermediary and confidant when, in 1953, the Vatican wrote to the Archbishop of Westminster to recommend that Greene's novel, The Power And The Glory not be allowed to be reprinted or further translated until passages regarding Catholicism were changed.
The two journals of the title are the authors Congo Journal and his Convoy to West Africa.

PROVENANCE: From the library of Harold Rubenstein, Greene's lawyer.

Stock ID: 37781

£1,500.00

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