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Lord of the Flies
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Lord of the Flies

by Golding, William

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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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London: Faber and Faber, 1954. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. An advance presentation copy inscribed by William Golding to his next-door neighbors and dated ten days before publication, reading "To Mr and Mrs Nelles with the author's regards 7/9/54" with his name not signed. Bound in original red cloth with titles in white on spine. Near Fine with slight fading to cloth, bleeding to edges of front paste down and several tiny spots to textblock edge. In a Very Good or better unclipped dust jacket with light bleeding from cloth to blindside, light waviness to front panel, light edge wear, short tear at bottom of front spine joint and two short splits to rear spine joint. An allegorical tale of children stranded on a coral island and their disastrous attempt to govern themselves. It was Golding's first novel, who was a middle-aged school teacher when he wrote it. After reading an unrealistic story of stranded youth, he commented to his wife he could do better. He… Read more
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Lord of the Flies.

Lord of the Flies.

by Golding, William

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second hand
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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London: Faber and Faber, 1954. First edition of Golding's first book, one of the best-known works in modern literature. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by William Golding on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Jacket design by Anthony Gross. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, most rare and desirable signed. "A collection of modern fiction would never be complete without it" (Connolly, 136). Originally published in 1954, The Lord of the Flies was named to Modern Library’s 100 Greatest Novels List of the twentieth century. "[T]his brilliant work is a frightening parody on man's return (in a few weeks) to that state of darkness from which it took him thousands of years to emerge. Fully to succeed, a fantasy must approach very close to reality. Lord of the Flies does. It must also be superbly written. It is" (The New York Times Book Review). It has been adapted to film twice, in 1963 by Peter Brook… Read more
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LORD OF THE FLIES (trial binding, signature)
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LORD OF THE FLIES (trial binding, signature)

by GOLDING, William

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  • hardcover
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second hand
Edition
First printing
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Hardcover
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WELLAND, Ontario
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London: Faber. 1954. First printing. Hardcover. In a trial binding of bluish black cloth, spine lettered in white. Slight rubbing to spine ends; front cover mottled with damp, only a little mottling to rear cover; pencil and small ink owner's names at front; very light yellowing to page edges; else a VG unworn copy. Supplied (from another copy) first state jacket has internal and external red stains to lower portions of panels; bit of darkening to spine and flap folds, with small chips at ends; darkening to upper margins of flaps; internal repairs with white paper tape; just good otherwise, flap price intact. Bookplate (by Edward Gorey) signed by Golding laid in. Gekoski A2 knew of four copies - this makes a fifth. ; Octavo .
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Lord of the Flies.
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Lord of the Flies.

by GOLDING, William.

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Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire
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Fourth impression of first edition of 1954. With sticker SIGNED by Golding to title page. DW. Identical in appearance to first edition. Sl. lean to book, spine sl. faded with sl. signs of wear to head and tail, pages sl. age browned. VG in wrapper that is worn and internally stained, chipped at head and tail of spine and corners with short tears at head of spine along joints and has small hole to top corner of upper panel and with small tear in centre of spine but still appears whole and quite bright.
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Lord of the Flies

by Golding, William

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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GIG HARBOR, Washington
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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1955. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Stated first American edition, 1955 of this classic work. Cut signature from William Golding attached to ffep. Good condition with cloth worn at spine ends and heavy rubbing to corners and edges of boards. Acid offsetting to endpapers else clean internally. Most of the rear panel and rear flap of the original jacket are present and included in the mylar jacket protector with a near fine, facsimile jacket.
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