Under the Volcano

New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947. First American Edition in the true first issue jacket. Precedes the UK edition.

Lowry's masterwork, an expressionistic novel of the final, desperate day of a former British consul drinking himself to death in Mexico. Basis for the John Huston film featuring Albert Finney (who was nominated for an Oscar) and Jacqueline Bisset.

Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Mild toning and foxing to the page edges. Jacket has a hint of rubbing at the spine ends and corners, with a couple of tiny closed tears, else quite bright and attractive.

[Book #144178]

Price: $1,850.00