# 40983

CAREY, Peter (1943 - )

The fat man in history. (Signed copy)

$1,500.00 AUD

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St. Lucia, Qld. : U.O.Q. Press, 1974. First edition. Signed in full by the author on the title-page. Octavo, brown cloth-covered boards in dust jacket (a little chipped at edges, spine a trifle sunned), reproducing Jeffrey Smart’s oil painting Cahill Expressway; pp. 141; pages slightly browned (as usual), small crease to inner corners of pp. 7-10 from bindery.

A fine signed copy of the rare first edition of Carey’s first book.

Peter Carey hast been awarded the Booker Prize twice, first in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and for the second time in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang.

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