WHITTINGTON PRESS. SCOTT, Paul. ~ After the Funeral.
Preface by Roland Gant, ‘A Personal View of the Author’. No. 138 of 200 copies, signed by the artist and editor. 8 engravings made by Keene Engraving after exquisite drawings by the author’s daughter Sally Scott. Folio, original maroon quarter cloth, marbled paper covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, in the original card slipcase. A little fading and mild shelf wear to slipcase, otherwise a very good copy.
Roland Gant was one of Paul Scott’s greatest friends and drinking companions. Paul Scott, the wonderful author of the Raj Quartet, dedicated his Booker Prize winning ‘Staying On’ to Gant and his preface contains a few excellent and hilarious stories of their time together.