By William Golding
London   Faber and Faber
7.5" by 5" 223pp.
An excellent first edition copy of this popular novel by renowned author William Golding, in its original and unclipped dustwrapper.
By William Golding

1964 The Spire

London   Faber and Faber
7.5" by 5" 223pp.
An excellent first edition copy of this popular novel by renowned author William Golding, in its original and unclipped dustwrapper.
£108.00
: 0.5kgs / : 763A45

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Description

First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition by the renowned author William Golding, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983 and listed as one of the fifty greatest British writers since 1945 by The Times. He is best known for his novels Lord of the Flies  and Rites of Passage, for which he won the Booker Prize in 1980.

This novel is another masterpiece by this author: an evocation of a totally obsessed or possessed will, and of the very feel and texture of the building which the will created. Confirming his status as a great writer, The Spire is a highly imaginative and original story that one should not miss.

In the original, unclipped dustwrapper.

Condition

In the original publisher's maroon cloth binding, with titles in gilt t spine. Externally very smart with only minor shelfwear and minor bumping to head and tail of spine. Inscribed by a previous owner to the front free endpaper, dated 1964. The dustwrapper is excellent and unclipped with only minor shelfwear and sunning to spine. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean.

Near Fine

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