Lot 125 of 366:
French Lieutenant's Woman - inscribed by Fowles  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The French Lieutenant's Woman - inscribed
Author:
Fowles, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Date:
[1969]
Description:

(8vo), publisher's brown boards, gilt spine, dust jacket lettered in gilt, illustrated endpapers; custom cloth slipcase. First Edition.

Inscribed and signed by Fowles on the front flyleaf: "Phil Thayer - with gratitude and every good wish for the future - John Fowles, [?] Regis, January 21st, 1970." A decorative bookplate bearing Fowles name is mounted above the inscription.

Fowles' third novel, the basis for the 1981 British film directed by Karel Reisz, adapted by playwright Harold Pinter, starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
jacket with some rubbing to extremities, area of discoloration on front panel beneath the title; board corners mildly bumped; near fine volume in about near fine jacket.
 
Item number:
307861
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