Jonathan Cape Thirty-Two Bedford Square.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.5 x 8 inches. [xii] + 460 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper. A very good clean copy. Illustrated by facsimile pages of the Historical Chronicle from the Gentleman's Magazine of 1736. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. First edition in dust wrapper of the sixth major novel of John Fowles (1926-2005), a post-modernist work of historical fiction set in the South West of England, 1736-37.
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