A beautiful signed first edition of John Fowles' popular novel, with the original scarce bookmark from Hatchards. First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper. This book weighs 1 KG when packed. The first edition, first impression of this work.Signed by the author to the title page, dated the year of publication. Bookmark from Hatchards Piccadilly loosely inserted, promoting the signing event on the 6th October 1977. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. The novel contains flashbacks to the childhood in the 1940s and his time at the University of Oxford, and reflections on his ex-wife and her sister, whom he was really in love with. Written by John Fowles, a renowned English novelist who is best known for this novels'The Magnus','The French Lieutenant's Woman', and'The Collector'. In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Light spots to the fore edge.
Dustwrapper with some light spots and a little edgewear. Spine of the dustwrapper is lightly sunned. Pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine Near Fine.
Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy.
Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults.
Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described.Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
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