The Malayan Trilogy by Anthony Burgess, signed
A collection of the three modern first edition books of the The Malayan Trilogy all with dust jackets. These early comic novels established Burgess as a recognised English author prior to his later success with his novel, Clockwork Orange. The tales relate the story of the characters of Victor and Fenella Crabbe in Malaya. Rare as a set, as Time for a Tiger is a rare title in any state. Included with a label of the author’s signature. All original boards with unclipped dust jackets. All 8vo.
Time for a Tiger: Signature on the front paste down. Chipping and loss/tears to the spine ends. Stained jacket. 214 pp. The Enemy in the Blanket: Browning and spotting of contents and jacket. Chipping on the cover and darkened spine. 221 pp. Beds in the East: Bright and clean book and jacket. Darkened spine. Chipping on the spine ends. Three small tears on rear top edge of jacket. 237 pp. Included with the books is a loose label with the author’s signature.
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