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John Fowles First Editions & More

The following is a listing of the Fowles books that we have available for sale, including first editions of novels and non-fiction, along with special-issue items, signed copies, etc. We have the largest inventory of Fowles items for sale in the world, and we are constantly acquiring new items and this list is updated often. If you wish to contact us for further information about a particular title, call us at (916) 928-1285 or e-mail us at Magusbooks@hotmail.com. Our mailing address is Magus Books, 5533 Dunlay Drive, Sacramento, California, 95835. We will be happy to assist you in building a Fowles collection; let us know what you're looking for. If you are new to collecting Fowles (or books in general) and aren't sure where to start, give us a call and let us help.


SPECIAL OFFER: With any purchase of $50 or more, receive a free mint hardbound (in dust jacket) 1st U.S. edition of John Fowles' 1998 collection of essays "Wormholes." Please contact us directly to take advantage of this offer.


This Month's Sale Items:

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 360
Sale Price: $400.00
Little Brown (1963), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine with a touch of spotting to yellow topstain and one slightly bumped corner, in a near-fine dust jacket with a trace of rubbing at the corners. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. A beautiful signed copy, housed in a custom slipcase. Regular price $550.

The Magus -- Signed
Item #: 12
Sale Price: $1,425.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. Very good plus with slight shelf wear and a small sunned area at the top of the spine, otherwise clean and tight. In a very good plus dust jacket with slight wear at the top of the spine and along the top edge of the front panel. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the half-title page. An excellent signed copy. Regular price $2,000.00.

Five Fowles 1st Editions on Nature and Natural History + Bonus Volume
Item #: 383
Sale Price: $125.00
A lot of five beautiful books on nature and natural history by Fowles, all 1st editions, plus a bonus volume. The titles are:
1) The Enigma of Stonehenge (photos by Barry Brukoff), Summit Books, 1980, 1st edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket;
2) The Tree (photos by Frank Horvat), Little Brown, 1979, 1st edition. Fowles' famous essay, fine in a fine dust jacket.
3) The Tree (photos by William Neill). The Nature Company, 1994, 1st edition. Very fine in a near-fine slipcase, with different photos than the previous copy.
4) Islands (photos by Fat Godwin). Little Brown, 1978, 1st edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with two tiny tears.
5) Lyme Regis Camera. Little Brown, 1990, 1st edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
PLUS
6) Cinderella, Adapted from Perrault's Cendrillon" of 1697 by Fowles, with illustrations by Sheilah Beckett. Little Brown, 1974, 1st edition. Near-fine with a bump at the top of the spine, in a near-fine dust jacket.
Regular price $250.

Behind the Magus -- Signed
Item #: 188
Sale Price: $275.00
Colophon Press, 1994. 1st edition. Fine in blue card wrappers with white title label. One of 200 numbered copies SIGNED BY FOWLES, this is an essay by Fowles which discusses his teaching days as a young man in Greece, and its influence on The Magus. Snatched up quickly upon publication and now very scarce. Regular price $400.