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NOVELS/POETRY

The Collector
Item #: 2
Price: $600.00
Cape (1963), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with price intact and very slight sunning to the back panel. An excellent copy.

The Collector
Item #: 6
Price: $250.00
Little Brown (1963), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the extremities.

The Collector
Item #: 5
Price: $300.00
Little Brown (1963), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket; a beautiful copy. 

The Collector
Item #: 3
Price: $200.00
Little Brown (1963), Advanced Review Copy. Near-fine with slight soiling to cream wrappers, housed in a custom-made slipcase.

The Collector -- Rare Association Copy Double-Signed
Item #: 1
Price: $2,000.00
Cape (1963), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket with 18s net price intact. INSCRIBED BY FOWLES and dated on the title page. In addition, actress Samantha Eggar (who played Miranda in the 1965 film adaptation) has signed the blank page opposite the title page: "Thanks for collecting me...Samantha Eggar." A rare one-of-a-kind association copy of Fowles' first novel.

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 384
Price: $350.00
Little Brown (1963), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with a touch of foxing to the extremities and one tiny closed tear. FOWLES' VERY RARE EARLY SIGNATURE from 1963 has been tipped in on the title page.

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 360
Price: $700.00
Little Brown (1963), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine with a touch of spotting to yellow topstain and one slightly bumper corner, in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. A beautiful signed copy.

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 362
Price: $300.00
Cape (1963), 2nd British edition. Near-fine with slight soiling to bottom of rear board, otherwise clean and tight. In a very good plus dust jacket with some light wear to the spine ends and corners. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 4
Price: $300.00
Little Brown (1963), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with slight rubbing to the spine ends. FOWLES' SIGNATURE has been tipped in on the title page.

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 344
Price: $800.00
Cape (1963), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with one tiny closed tear and the barest trace of rubbing to the spine ends (price of 18s intact). John Fowles' signature dated 1963 has been tipped in on the title page. Very rare to find Fowles signature from the year his first novel was published.

The Collector (Rare black boards)
Item #: 339
Price: $2,000.00
Cape (1963), 1st British edition, in the rare black boards. This was likely a trial run of perhaps 100 copies prior to the initial first printing in rust boards; in addition, the black board copies lack the rust topstain. Very good with professional rebacking to spine and repair to top quarter inch. Tiny corner chip to pages 201-210, but no writing or other marks. In a very good plus dust jacket (price intact) with slight wear at the corners and a thin ink line across the original price at the bottom of the flap. A nice copy of one of the rarest Fowles "A" items.

The Collector
Item #: 7
Price: $40.00
World Books (1964). Interesting version produced by the London Reprint Society. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Magus
Item #: 396
Price: $100.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine, clean and tight with no markings and just a trace of shelf wear. In a very good price-clipped dust jacket with minor wear at the corners and bottom of spine, and light chipping at the top of the spine and rear panel. A nice copy.

The Magus
Item #: 16
Price: $500.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Magus
Item #: 17
Price: $350.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. A fine copy, bright and clean inside and out. In a near-fine dust jacket with a trace of rubbing at the top of the spine. A gorgeous copy.

The Magus
Item #: 18
Price: $25.00
Little Brown (1965), Book Club Edition. Near-fine in a near-fine dust jacket. Identical to the 1st U.S. edition, but in a slightly smaller format.

The Magus -- Signed
Item #: 12
Sale Price: $1,650.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine in a near-fine dust jacket with very slight wear at the spine ends and corners, SIGNED BY FOWLES and dated 1998 on the title page (a trace of smudging to the signature). A beautiful signed copy. Regular price $2,500.00.

The Magus -- Signed
Item #: 15
Price: $500.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with slight wear at the extremities.  SIGNED COPY--John Fowles' signature (dated 1988) has been tipped in on the flyleaf.

The Magus -- Signed 2 Days After Publication
Item #: 340
Price: $2,500.00
Little Brown (1965), 1st U.S. edition. Very good with a bit of sunning to spine and slight rubbing to rear board; interior clean and unmarked save for slight toning to bottom corner of page edges. In a near-fine dust jacket with a trace of rubbing to the spine ends. INSCRIBED BY FOWLES TWO DAYS AFTER THE PUBLICATION DATE: "Henry Smith, Best wishes, John Fowles 12.1.1966." Very rare with such an early signature.

The Magus
Item #: 24
Price: $250.00
Cape (1966), 1st British edition. Near-fine with a trace of rubbing to the corners, otherwise clean and tight. In a very good plus dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and a touch of rubbing to the corners. A very nice copy of Fowles' masterpiece.

The Magus
Item #: 22
Price: $450.00
Cape (1966), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with slight edge wear. A beautiful copy.

The Magus -- Signed
Item #: 20
Price: $2,500.00
Cape (1966), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket that is bright and clean, externally virtually brand new. Only flaw is a small piece of reinforcing tape on the interior at the top of the spine, which matches the interior cream color and is not obtrusive. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. An absolutely beautiful signed copy.

The Magus -- Signed
Item #: 25
Price: $500.00
Cape (1966), 2nd impression of the first edition, with review blurbs at the top of the front flap. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the flyleaf for members of the New Fiction Society, with their stamp above his signature. One of 200 copies thus. Near-fine with slight bumping to spine ends, in a near-fine dust jacket that is price clipped and has a touch of rubbing to the spine ends. Housed in a custom-made clamshell box. An excellent signed copy.

The Magus with Rare Wrap-Around Band
Item #: 380
Price: $950.00
Cape (1966), 1st British edition. Near-fine with a touch of shelf wear (interior clean and unmarked) in a very good plus dust jacket with slight wear to the spine ends and corners. Price intact. Includes the rare red wrap-around promotional band from Jonathan Cape, featuring glowing one-line reviews. The band is three inches wide and wraps around the entire jacket; it is slightly creased at the top near the back, and the spine portion has faded to a very light shade of pink (titles still legible). Likely only a couple hundred of the bands were produced, and of course very few have survived.

The Magus
Item #: 369
Price: $60.00
World Books, 1967, 1st thus with same dust jacket art as the first edition. Near-fine with slight shelf wear, in a near-fine dust jacket with a touch of foxing to the top of the flaps. Hard to find in this condition in this format.

The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 400
Price: $125.00
Cape (1969), 1st British edition. Fine--clean and tight--in a very good dust jacket (price intact) with a light crease down the middle of the spine and slight rubbing at the corners. A nice copy.

The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 34
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1969), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine in a very good dust jacket with some edgewear.

The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 33
Price: $125.00
Little Brown (1969), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with very slight edgewear.  The poorly-made black dust jacket is difficult to find in this condition.

The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 298
Price: $250.00
Cape (1969), 1st British edition. Fine--clean and tight--in a very good plus dust jacket with slight rubbing at the spine ends, and price clipped. A very attractive copy.

The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Proof copy
Item #: 30
Price: $800.00
Cape (1969), British UNCORRECTED PROOF, very good plus in the rare proof dust jacket (also very good plus), housed in a custom-made slipcase.  An excellent copy of a scarce item. 

The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Signed
Item #: 32
Price: $400.00
Little Brown (1969), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine with the barest trace of foxing to the page edges, in a near-fine dust jacket with a trace of  edgewear at the corner of the flaps. SIGNED AND DATED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Poems
Item #: 36
Price: $50.00
Ecco Press (1973), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Poems -- Signed
Item #: 398
Price: $200.00
Ecco Press (1973), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. Scarce signed.

The Ebony Tower -- Signed
Item #: 296
Price: $150.00
Little Brown (1974), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED AND DATED BY FOWLES on the title page. Signed U.S. editions of The Ebony Tower are quite scarce.

The Ebony Tower
Item #: 44
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1974), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An excellent copy.

The Ebony Tower
Item #: 42
Price: $60.00
Cape (1974), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with very slight rubbing to the edges.

The Ebony Tower
Item #: 45
Price: $75.00
Little Brown (1974), 1st U.S. edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Ebony Tower -- Proof copy
Item #: 40
Price: $150.00
Cape (1974), British UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in a fine proof dust jacket; a beautiful copy.

The Ebony Tower -- Signed
Item #: 41
Price: $225.00
Cape (1974), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing at the corners. SIGNED AND DATED BY FOWLES on the title page.

The Ebony Tower -- Signed
Item #: 43
Price: $175.00
Little Brown (1974), 1st U.S. edition. One of 200 copies issued with a special gray paper, deckle-edged tipped-in leaf SIGNED BY FOWLES.  Fine/fine.

The Ebony Tower -- Signed
Item #: 364
Price: $100.00
Little Brown (1974), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine with slight bumping to corners, in a fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Daniel Martin
Item #: 48
Price: $75.00
Cape (1977), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket that is price-clipped.

Daniel Martin
Item #: 50
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1977), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket.

Daniel Martin
Item #: 51
Price: $75.00
Collins (1977), 1st Canadian edition. Very fine in a near-fine dust jacket with a tiny rub to one corner.

Daniel Martin -- Proof copy
Item #: 46
Price: $50.00
Cape (1977), British UNCORRECTED PROOF. Very good in wrappers with some crinkling to spine and slight foxing to the page edges.

Daniel Martin -- Proof copy in jacket
Item #: 367
Price: $350.00
Cape (1977), British UNCORRECTED PROOF. Near-fine with slight creasing to spine, otherwise bright and clean. In a fine example of the rare proof dust jacket. Now housed in a custom-made slipcase.

Daniel Martin -- Signed
Item #: 47
Price: $250.00
Cape (1977), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Daniel Martin -- Signed
Item #: 49
Price: $200.00
Little Brown (1977), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine with a touch of soiling to the top page edges, in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

The Magus -- Proof Copy
Item #: 19
Price: $600.00
Cape (1977), British UNCORRECTED PROOF of the Revised Edition and very rare thus. Fine in grey wraps with no flaws; a spectacular copy of this very uncommon version of Fowles' masterpiece. Now housed in a beautiful custom-made slipcase.

The Magus, A Revised Version -- Signed
Item #: 300
Price: $350.00
Little Brown, 1977, 1st edition. Very good plus with a touch of rubbing to top edges of boards; neat ownership signature on flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. In a fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. Very scarce signed.

The Magus--A Revised Version
Item #: 394
Price: $150.00
Cape, 1977, 1st edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket; a beautiful copy.

The Magus--A Revised Version
Item #: 27
Price: $80.00
Little Brown (1977), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Magus--A Revised Version
Item #: 28
Price: $40.00
Oversized Quality Paperback Edition (1978), 1st thus. Near-fine in wrappers; not easy to find.

The Collector
Item #: 8
Price: $50.00
Cape (1979), 1st thus. New edition in black boards with black dust jacket trimmed in white and gold.  Fine/fine.

The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 38
Price: $30.00
Guild Publishing (1979), 1st thus. Fine in faux leather boards with gilt decorations.

The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Signed
Item #: 37
Price: $175.00
Franklin Library (1979), 1st thus. Leather-bound limited edition, SIGNED BY FOWLES. Very fine in decorated boards. Includes the scarce 22-page "Notes from the editors" pamphlet as issued.

The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 39
Price: $30.00
Cape (1981), 1st thus with Meryl Streep photo on cover. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.

Mantissa
Item #: 57
Price: $35.00
Little Brown (1982), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket.

Mantissa
Item #: 54
Price: $40.00
Cape (1982), first British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Mantissa -- Proof copy
Item #: 55
Price: $75.00
Little Brown (1982), U.S. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Very fine in green wrappers as issued; second state with corrected text on pages 107 and 186.

Mantissa -- Proof copy
Item #: 52
Price: $60.00
Cape (1982), British UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in red wrappers as issued.

Mantissa -- Signed
Item #: 56
Price: $75.00
Little Brown (1982), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a  fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Mantissa -- Signed
Item #: 53
Price: $175.00
Cape (1982), first British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

The Collector -- Signed
Item #: 9
Price: $175.00
Franklin Library (1982). Original full leather with gilt decorations and silk endpapers, in very fine condition (still in original shrink wrap).  SIGNED BY FOWLES on the second blank page.

A Maggot
Item #: 63
Price: $30.00
Little Brown (1985), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a near-fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the edges.

A Maggot
Item #: 59
Price: $40.00
Cape (1985), 1st British edition. Very fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.

A Maggot -- Proof copy
Item #: 58
Price: $50.00
Cape (1985), British UNCORRECTED PROOF. Very fine in blue wrappers as issued.

A Maggot -- Signed
Item #: 60
Price: $100.00
Cape (1985), 1st British edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

A Maggot -- Signed
Item #: 61
Price: $90.00
Little Brown (1985), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket with a tiny crease at the top of the spine, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

The Collector
Item #: 10
Price: $35.00
Special Book Club Edition (1989), first thus. With a new 12-page introduction pamphlet written by Stephen King. Book and pamphlet are both very fine. This is a difficult-to-find Fowles (and King) item.

The Magus
Item #: 29
Price: $100.00
Modern Library (1998), 1st thus, with a new introduction by Fowles. Very fine in a fine dust jacket.  Now into several printings and extremely hard to find in the true 1st. 

The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Signed
Item #: 346
Price: $200.00
Easton Press (1999), 1st thus. Very fine. SIGNED TWICE BY FOWLES, once on Certificate of Authenticity and again on the presentation page. Elaborately gilt-decorated brown leather boards, tan silk moire endpapers and matching ribbon marker. Publisher's card laid in giving brief bio of Fowles and comments on the book.

The Collector
Item #: 11
Price: $40.00
Barnes & Noble Modern Classics (2002), 1st thus. Fine in a fine dust jacket.