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Lord of the Flies.

Lord of the Flies.

by Golding, William

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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. Signed by William Golding on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the rear panel. 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… Read more
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Lord of the Flies

by Golding, William

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by William Golding. This inscription reads "For John Dalton with best wishes William Golding. John Dalton was a freelance UK journalist whose career spanned the mid-twentieth century. A wonderful copy. This First Issue dustjacket with the summary of "Lord of the Flies" printed on the front flap later changed to blurbs on later dustjackets. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the publisher's printed price present with some discoloration to the bottom spine. The book is in fantastic shape and is bound in the publisher's Red Cloth. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy SIGNED by the author on the page before the title page.
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Lord of the Flies

by Golding, William

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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Faber and Faber, 1954 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by William Golding on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is vibrant in color with some wear to the spine and edges. This original First State dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, with light wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition!!! We buy SIGNED Golding First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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LORD OF THE FLIES (inscribed on publication day)
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LORD OF THE FLIES (inscribed on publication day)

by GOLDING, William

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First printing
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WELLAND, Ontario
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London: Faber, 1954. Red cloth, spine lettered in white. Light yellowing to page edges; red stain to lower margin of front pastedown, about two inches of the lower fore margin, and about two inches of lower inner margin of front free endpaper; some faint sunning to rear cover; else fine, no visible water stains to the binding. Supplied first state jacket: internal small light red stains along top margin of mostly front panel and to lower inner corners of both panels, but nothing inside the front flap to correspond to the stain on the endpapers; spine lightly sunned, with small light red stains at lower inner corners of front and rear panels showing through; short split to top rear spine fold; VG otherwise, spine and front panel show well, flap price intact. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON PUBLICATION DAY "To Mr and Mrs Nelles with the author's regards 7/9/54". The Nelles' were the Golding's next door neighbours. Laid in is Golding's Edward Gorey bookplate signed in… Read more
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Lord of the Flies

by Golding, William

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  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket with a summary of the book on the front flap instead of blurbs has some discoloration to the spine. The copy is SIGNED by Golding on a laid in signature.The book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's RED cloth with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy SIGNED by the author.
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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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First printing
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WELLAND, Ontario
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London: Faber, 1954. 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 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. ,,,,. First… Read more
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Lord of the Flies.

by GOLDING, William.

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Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire
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£ 1,800.00($2,397.96)
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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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