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The Gormenghast Trilogy: Titus Groan, Gormenghast and Titus Alone

Peake, Mervyn

  • Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode
  • Published: 1946-59
  • Condition: very good
A complete set of first editions, first impressions of the three books comprising 'The Gormenghast Trilogy'. All housed in red cloth slipcases. Titus Groan First edition, first impression in first issue dust jacket without reviews (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946). Publisher's original red cloth with black lettering to spine. Previous owner name to front endpaper with a little spotting to preliminaries and edges. The original and unclipped dust jacket has fairly minimal shallow chipping to spine head and corners with some toning to spine and lower panels. Gormenghast First edition, first impression (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950). Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Traces of rubbing to extremities with some spotting to preliminaries, rear endpaper and fore-edge; top edge a little darkened; free from previous owner names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some chipping to spine head and corners and toning to spine panel; small and inconspicuous tear half-way down spine panel. Titus Alone First edition, first impression (Eyre & Spotiswoode, 1959). Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A little spotting to edges with one or two isolated spots to opening few pages. Contents clean otherwise and free from previous owner names and inscriptions. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear to top edge of upper panel and a touch of chipping to spine ends; spine panel slightly toned. A very good set indeed.

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