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The Aristos
Item #: 64
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1964), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a very good plus dust jacket with a touch of soiling to spine and two small closed edge tears. A nice copy.

The Aristos -- Signed
Item #: 67
Price: $750.00
Cape (1964), 1st edition. Near-fine with a touch of shelf wear, otherwise clean and tight. In a near-fine dust jacket (price intact) with slight sunning to spine. SIGNED AND DATED by Fowles on the title page. Fowles' most elusive title, extremely rare signed.

The Aristos
Item #: 66
Price: $75.00
Little Brown (1970), revised edition with a new preface by Fowles. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles revised it again in 1980 in the U.K.--the 1970 version is the scarcest of the U.S. editions.

Lyme Regis Festival News
Item #: 69
Price: $125.00
Lyme 1200 Committee (1974), 1st edition. Oversized, 24-page pamphlet published to commemorate the 1,200-year anniversary of Lyme Regis, with an article by Fowles entitled "A New Image for Lyme." Fine, and very scarce.

Shipwreck
Item #: 70
Price: $50.00
Cape (1974), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket. A series of stunning black-and-white photographs by the Gibsons of Scilly, accompanied by a Fowles essay.

Shipwreck -- Signed
Item #: 71
Price: $125.00
Cape (1974), 1st British edition. Near-fine in a near-fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Shipwreck
Item #: 72
Price: $30.00
Little Brown (1975), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a very good plus dust jacket with a couple of closed tears.

Shipwreck -- Signed
Item #: 368
Price: $100.00
Little Brown (1975), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED AND DATED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Islands
Item #: 75
Price: $40.00
Little Brown (1978), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.

Islands
Item #: 74
Price: $40.00
Cape (1978), 1st British edition. Very fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.

Islands -- Signed
Item #: 378
Price: $100.00
Little Brown (1978), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket, INSCRIBED BY FOWLES on the title page. A beautiful collaboration with photographer Fay Godwin.

Islands -- Signed
Item #: 73
Price: $100.00
Cape (1978), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.  A beautiful collaboration with photographer Fay Godwin.

Lyme Regis Museum Curator's Reports -- Signed
Item #: 89
Price: $200.00
Lyme Regis Museum (1979/80/81/83/84/87-88), 1st edition. Fine in wrappers, each SIGNED BY FOWLES on the front cover. Fowles wrote these when he served as curator of the museum.

The Tree
Item #: 76
Price: $60.00
Little Brown (1979), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles' famous essay, accompanied by stunning photographs taken by Frank Horvat. A magnificent book.

The Tree -- Signed
Item #: 77
Price: $175.00
Aurum Press (1979), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine first state dust jacket (Magus misspelled as Magnus on flap), SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. A beautiful signed copy.

Lyme Regis Museum Curator's Reports
Item #: 90
Price: $75.00
Lyme Regis Museum (1980/82/83/85/86/87-88), 1st edition. Fine in wrappers.

The Aristos
Item #: 68
Price: $40.00
Cape (1980), 1st revised edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Enigma of Stonehenge
Item #: 78
Price: $60.00
Cape (1980), 1st British edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Enigma of Stonehenge
Item #: 80
Price: $30.00
Summit (1980), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.

The Enigma of Stonehenge -- Signed
Item #: 79
Price: $100.00
Summit (1980), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

A Brief History of Lyme -- Signed
Item #: 81
Price: $60.00
Friends of the Museum (1981), 1st edition. Fine in printed white wrappers, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the front cover.  A 12-page pamphlet written by Fowles about the town.

A Short History of Lyme Regis
Item #: 83
Price: $30.00
Dovecote Press (1982), 1st British edition. Very fine in decorated boards.

A Short History of Lyme Regis -- Signed
Item #: 82
Price: $40.00
Dovecote Press (1982), 1st British edition. Fine in decorated boards (the British edition was issued without a dust jacket). One of several interesting books that Fowles wrote about the town where he lived for over 30 years. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. Regular price $80.00.

A Short History of Lyme Regis
Item #: 85
Price: $30.00
Little Brown (1983), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket; REVIEW COPY with publisher's slip laid in.

A Short History of Lyme Regis -- Signed
Item #: 84
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1983), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Lyme Regis - Three Town Walks
Item #: 88
Price: $25.00
Friends of the Museum (1983), 1st British edition. Near-fine in wrappers with slight sunning to spine edge.

Lyme Regis, Three Town Walks -- Signed
Item #: 87
Price: $60.00
Friends of the Museum (1983), 1st British edition. Near-fine in wrappers with slight sunning to spine edge, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the cover. Details of three tours through Lyme Regis, complete with fold-out map.

The Tree
Item #: 86
Price: $60.00
Ecco Press (1983), 1st thus. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Medieval Lyme Regis
Item #: 92
Price: $50.00
Friends of the Lyme Regis Museum (1984), 1st edition. Fine in wrappers.

Medieval Lyme Regis -- Signed
Item #: 91
Price: $100.00
Friends of the Lyme Regis Museum (1984), 1st edition. Fine in wrappers, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the cover. Fowles writes about the early history of Lyme Regis upon the occasion of the town's celebration of the 7th centenary of its first royal charter. A scarce item.

A Brief History of Lyme
Item #: 93
Price: $40.00
Friends of the Museum (1985), 1st thus. Fine in printed white wrappers; SIGNED BY FOWLES inside the front cover.  A new edition of the 1981 pamphlet.

A Brief History of Lyme
Item #: 94
Price: $20.00
Friends of the Museum (1985), 1st thus. Very fine in printed white wrappers.

Land
Item #: 95
Price: $100.00
Little Brown (1985), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket; REVIEW COPY with publisher's slip laid in.  Another fabulous collaboration with photographer Fay Godwin.

Land
Item #: 96
Price: $175.00
Heinemann (1985), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.  Very scarce compared to the U.S. edition.

Land
Item #: 97
Price: $30.00
Heinemann (1985), 1st softbound British edition. Fine in stiff wraps.

Lyme Regis Camera
Item #: 98
Price: $40.00
Little Brown (1990), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. A collection of photographs of the town taken from 1850 to the present, with an introduction and explanatory subtitles by Fowles.

The Tree
Item #: 101
Price: $30.00
Sumach Press (1992), 1st edition. As-new.

The Tree -- Signed
Item #: 100
Price: $75.00
Sumach Press (1992), 1st edition. Softbound version of Fowles' essay, as-new. SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

The Tree
Item #: 102
Price: $20.00
Nature Company (1994), as new. A reprint of Fowles' famous essay, with new photographs by William Neill (1st thus). In a decorative slipcase--a beautiful item.

Behind the Magus
Item #: 103
Price: $90.00
Mike King (1995), 1st thus. One of an edition of 200 copies photocopied from the 1994 first edition, with some changes and corrections to the text. Fine in stapled green card covers.

Wormholes
Item #: 107
Price: $30.00
Cape (1998), 1st British edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.

Wormholes
Item #: 109
Price: $30.00
Henry Holt (1998), review copy with publisher's sheet laid in. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.

Wormholes -- Proof copy
Item #: 105
Price: $50.00
Cape (1998), uncorrected proof of the UK edition. Fine in wrappers.

Wormholes -- Signed
Item #: 106
Price: $100.00
Cape (1998), 1st British edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES.

Wormholes -- Signed
Item #: 108
Price: $100.00
Henry Holt (1998), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES.

The Journals, Volume One: 1949-1965
Item #: 111
Price: $40.00
Alfred Knopf (2005), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Journals, Volume One: 1949-1965 -- Proof copy
Item #: 110
Price: $50.00
Alfred Knopf (2005), uncorrected proof. Near-fine in wraps as issued with one small crease to a corner of the front cover.

The Journals, Volume Two: 1966-1990
Item #: 113
Price: $40.00
Alfred Knopf (2006), 1st U.S. edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. 

The Journals, Volume Two: 1966-1990 -- Proof copy
Item #: 112
Price: $50.00
Alfred Knopf (2006), uncorrected proof. Fine in wraps as issued.