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Advance proofs by John Fowles [and] Derek Walcott  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Four advance proofs by John Fowles [and] Derek Walcott
Author:
Fowles, John [and] Derek Walcott
Place:
Boston & New York
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

4 volumes. (8vo), original wrappers. First Editions, Advance Proof Copies. Includes:

  • Fowles, John. Mantissa. 50 copies of this proof were printed. 10 copies had been sent out to major reviewers before it was discovered that two lines of type were missing from pages 107 and 176. The lines were handwritten in later copies. This is one of the first 10 copies without the holograph corrections. Little, Brown,1982.
  • Fowles, John. A Maggot. Little, Brown, 1985.
  • Walcott, Derek. Sea Grapes. Publisher's advance label affixed to front wrapper, publisher's announcement laid in. Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1976.
  • Walcott, Derek. The Fortunate Traveller. Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1981. 

A selection of advance proofs from John Fowles and Derek Walcott. 

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Condition:
A bit of light wear to wrappers; all volumes near fine or better.
 
Item number:
307815
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