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Lord of the Flies
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Lord of the Flies

by Golding, William

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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.
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Lord of the Flies.

by GOLDING, William.

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London, United Kingdom
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London: Faber and Faber,, 1954. The thing is - fear can't hurt you any more than a dream First edition, first impression. Golding had great difficulties in finding a publisher for this, his first novel, and the initial print run of 3,040 copies sold slowly. It is now regarded as one of the outstanding achievements of 20th-century British literature and is a perennial choice in lists of the greatest novels of all time. This copy has an appropriate ownership inscription. A certain David Wainwright has signed and dated the book in the year following publication. As an alumni of Highgate School, he has noted "in memoriam: School House, 1945-46..." and, therefore, perhaps acknowledges potential savagery under the surface of his former fellow pupils. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in white. With dust jacket. Spine very slightly sunned and with minor leaning; jacket unclipped, worn at spine ends with some loss, spine rubbed, some toning, other minor nicks and tears: a very good copy in like… Read More
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