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FORWARDS, AFTERWORDS, CONTRIBUTIONS & TRANSLATIONS

Counterpoint
Item #: 114
Price: $30.00
Rand McNally (1964), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a near-fine price-clipped dust jacket. Includes a 10-page interview of Fowles by editor Roy Newquist.

First Exhibition at the Fulham Gallery
Item #: 115
Price: $125.00
The Fulham Gallery (1965), 1st edition. Ten loose leaves within folded leaf and printed clear blue folded sheet, near-fine with slight bumping to corners. The first of the loose leaves, consisting of orange paper, contains a short introduction by Fowles titled "Only Connect."  Scarce.

Afterwords--Novelists on Their Novels
Item #: 395
Price: $25.00
Harper & Row, 1969, 1st edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket. Features Fowles' essay "Notes on an Unfinished Novel" about writing The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Mehalah--A Story of the Salt Marshes
Item #: 116
Price: $250.00
Chatto and Windus (1969), 1st thus. Very fine in a fine dust jacket. Written by S. Baring-Gould in 1880, this edition includes an introduction by Fowles. Probably the scarcest Fowles "B" item.

The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Proof copy
Item #: 135
Price: $100.00
Little Brown (1969), U.S. UNCORRECTED PROOF, fine in white wrappers.

Mosaic III -- New Views of Franz Kafka
Item #: 348
Price: $40.00
Summer (1970), 1st edition. Very good in stiff card wraps with some sunning to spine. Includes Fowles' essay "My Recollections of Kafka."

Public Lending Right--A Matter of Justice
Item #: 117
Price: $175.00
Andre Deutsch (1971) 1st edition. Near-fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles contributes the essay "Ordeal by Income." Very scarce.

George Cruikshank: A Revaluation
Item #: 118
Price: $50.00
Princeton University Library Chronicle (1973-74), periodical in wrappers. Faint "Cruikshank" written in ink on spine, otherwise near-fine. Includes an introduction by Fowles.

Cinderella
Item #: 120
Price: $150.00
Cape (1974), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. Fowles' translation from the original French by Perrault, with black-and-white drawings by Sheilah Beckett.

Cinderella
Item #: 121
Price: $60.00
Cape (1974), 1st British edition. Fine in a near-fine price-clipped dust jacket.

Cinderella
Item #: 122
Price: $75.00
Little Brown (1974), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Item #: 119
Price: $80.00
Cape (1974), 1st edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page. Fowles contributes a five-page introduction.

Bookmarks
Item #: 123
Price: $60.00
Jonathan Cape (1975), 1st edition. Near-fine in a fine dust jacket. The first book appearance of Fowles' essay "Of Memoirs and Magpies."

The Hawker of Morwenstow
Item #: 124
Price: $75.00
Cape (1975), 1st edition. "Portrait of a Victorian Eccentric" by Piers Brendon, with a forward by Fowles. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Self-Portrait
Item #: 125
Price: $100.00
Random House (1976), 1st edition. Fine in a near-fine dust jacket. Fowles contributes a cartoon rendition of himself. Quite scarce.

Steep Holm: A Case History in the Study of Evolution
Item #: 127
Price: $150.00
Dorset Publishing Company (1978), 1st edition.  A series of 18 essays--including one by Fowles--on the unique British Island whose preservation Fowles has championed.  Fine in a fine dust jacket.  A scarce title, SIGNED BY FOWLES on the title page.

Steep Holm: A Case History in the Study of Evolution
Item #: 128
Price: $70.00
Dorset Publishing Company (1978), 1st edition.  Fine in a near-fine dust jacket with a couple of closed tears. Affixed to the flyleaf are Steep Holm postage stamps cancelled in 1980 and 1981. 

Thomas Hardy After Fifty Years
Item #: 126
Price: $75.00
Macmillan Press (1978), 2nd printing. A scarce collection of essays on hardy, including Fowles' "Hardy and the Hag." Fine in a near-fine dust jacket.

A Baseball Album
Item #: 129
Price: $50.00
Lippincott & Crowell (1980), 1st U.S. edition. Apparently the first book appearance of Fowles essay "Baseball's Other Self: Cricket." Fine in a near-fine price-clipped dust jacket.

After London
Item #: 130
Price: $30.00
Oxford (1980), 1st thus. Near-fine in wrappers. Fowles contributes the forward to this novel by Richard Jefferies, originally published in 1885.

Agatha Christie--The Art of Her Crimes
Item #: 138
Price: $50.00
Paper Tiger (1981), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Agatha Christie--The Art of Her Crimes
Item #: 137
Price: $50.00
Everest House (1981), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Beautiful reproductions of the many covers that Tom Adams painted for Agatha Christie novels, with a forward by Fowles. Adams also painted the famous covers of The Collector and The Magus.

Don Juan by Moliere
Item #: 140
Price: $50.00
National Theatre (1981), first thus. National Theatre six-page program for the play based on Fowles' translation, with a two-page essay by Fowles. Near-fine.

Lorenzaccio
Item #: 357
Price: $80.00
National Theatre (1981), first thus. Study notes, written and translated by Fowles, along with the National Theatre program for the performance which includes Fowles' essay "Florence and the Medicis." Both items fine in wrappers, with Fowles signature on the inside front cover of Lorenzaccio.

Lorenzaccio
Item #: 139
Price: $40.00
National Theatre (1981), first thus. Study notes, written and translated by Fowles, along with the National Theatre program for the performance which includes Fowles' essay "Florence and the Medicis." Both items fine in wrappers.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
Item #: 131
Price: $50.00
Alfred Knopf (1981), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Introduction by Fowles to the "extraordinary autobiographical novel" by G.B. Edwards.

The Royal Game
Item #: 132
Price: $25.00
Harmony (1981), 1st edition, 2nd printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles introduces this book of short stories by the writer (Stefan Zwieg) whose reputation has suffered "the darkest eclipse of any famous writer of the 20th century."

The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Proof copy
Item #: 133
Price: $175.00
Cape (1981), BRITISH UNCORRECTED PROOF.  Near-fine in red wrappers with a touch of edgewear, in the scarce proof jacket (which is fine). 

The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman -- Signed
Item #: 361
Price: $75.00
Cape (1981), 1st British edition. Near-fine with blank ownership label on flyleaf, in a fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY FOWLES on the title page.


The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 136
Price: $35.00
Little Brown (1981), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman
Item #: 134
Price: $35.00
Cape (1981), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica
Item #: 142
Price: $250.00
Little Brown (1982). Number 238 of a limited edition of 250 copies in slipcase, SIGNED BY FOWLES. Fine in a near-fine slipcase with a touch of soiling.

John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica -- Proof copy
Item #: 143
Price: $150.00
Little Brown (1982). Uncorrected proof of the U.S. edition, near-fine in wraps.

John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica, Volumes 1 & 2
Item #: 141
Price: $250.00
DPC (1982). Fine in fine dust jackets. Edited by Fowles, first thus (and the first published version of Aubrey's famous 17th century manuscript). A total of 595 were produced for sale via subscription. Massive--nearly 2,000 pages.

The Siege of Lyme Regis
Item #: 144
Price: $50.00
Serendip Books (1982), 1st edition. Very fine in stiff wrappers. Fowles contributes the forward to this historical piece, written by Geoffrey Chapman.

The Bedside Guardian 32
Item #: 145
Price: $35.00
Collins (1983), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles introduces a selection from the Guardian circa 1982-83.

Britain--A World By Itself
Item #: 146
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1984), 1st U.S. edition. Near-fine in a near-fine dust jacket. Reflections on the landscape by eminent British writers; includes Fowles' essay "The Chesil Bank."

Ecco Pocket Poetry
Item #: 355
Price: $75.00
The Ecco Press (1984), 1st edition. Small pamphlet, near-fine in stiff wraps with a touch of rubbing. Includes Fowles' poem "Barbarians." Quite scarce.

Thomas Hardy's England
Item #: 147
Price: $50.00
Little Brown (1984), 1st U.S. edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles introduces and edits the Wessex photography of Thomas Hardy's friend Hermann Lea.

Martine
Item #: 148
Price: $100.00
National Theatre (1985), first thus. The 20-page National Theatre program for the play based on Fowles' translation, with a five-page essay by Fowles. SIGNED AND DATED BY FOWLES on the credits page. Fine.

Picture of Lyme Regis and Environs
Item #: 149
Price: $30.00
Lyme Regis Museum (1985). Very fine in white wrappers. Reprint of a 1817 tourist guide with Fowles' forward as curator and chief historian of the region.

Picture of Lyme Regis and Environs
Item #: 356
Price: $90.00
Lyme Regis Museum (1985). Very fine in white wrappers, SIGNED BY FOWLES following his forward. Reprint of a 1817 tourist guide with Fowles' forward as curator and chief historian of the region.

The Lost Domain (Le Grand Meaulnes)
Item #: 152
Price: $60.00
Oxford University Press (1986), 1st British edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy of Alain-Fournier's 1913 novel, with an afterword by Fowles.

The Lost Domain (Le Grand Meaulnes)
Item #: 301
Price: $250.00
Oxford University Press (1986), 1st British edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket. In his afterword to Alain-Fournier's 1913 novel, Fowles discusses how this, his favorite book as an adolescent, profoundly influenced his writing of The Magus. SIGNED AND DATED BY FOWLES on the title page. Scarce signed.

William Golding--The Man and his Books
Item #: 150
Price: $50.00
Faber and Faber (1986), 1st edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles contributes a chapter entitled Golding and "Golding." 

Lyme Landscape With Figures
Item #: 153
Price: $40.00
Dorset Books (1988), 1st edition. Fine in wrappers as issued.  Interesting historical look at Lyme Regis by Muriel Arber, with a forward by Fowles.

Massacre at Oradour
Item #: 151
Price: $30.00
Random House (1988), 1st edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket. Fowles contributes the introduction to this story that solves the mystery of a brutal World War II massacre.

Open Skies
Item #: 157
Price: $75.00
Harmony Books (1989), 1st edition.  Very good plus with slight ripple to first two pages, otherwise clean and tight. In a fine dust jacket with $35.00 price intact. A nice copy.

The Paris Review, Summer 1989
Item #: 313
Price: $50.00
Fine in stiff wrappers. Includes an interview of Fowles entitled "The Art of Fiction," along with a reproduction of a manuscript page from The French Lieutenant's Woman heavily edited by Fowles.

The Undercliff
Item #: 365
Price: $30.00
Little Brown, 1989, 1st U.S. edition, featuring a forward by Fowles. A naturalist's sketchbook of the Devon to Dorset Coast, by Elaine Franks. Near-fine with small remainder mark on bottom edge, in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.

Trees Be Company
Item #: 155
Price: $30.00
Bristol Classical Press (1989), 1st edition.  Very fine in wrappers.  Fowles contributes the forward to this poetry anthology.

Writers Talking
Item #: 154
Price: $50.00
Caliban Books (1989), 1st edition. Very fine in a fine dust jacket. Self-portraits by 10 prominent British authors; Fowles contribution is 20 pages and includes comments on his novels, society in general and the books he loves to read.

Blood, Earth & Medicine--A Year in the Life of a Casual Agricultural Labourer
Item #: 158
Price: $30.00
Parrett Press (1991), 1st edition.  Fine in wraps with stiff cardboard dust jacket (price-clipped). 

The Forgotten Trade
Item #: 159
Price: $60.00
Cape (1991) , 1st British edition. Fowles contributes the forward to this book by Nigel Tattersfield about the English slave trade in the 1700s. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

The Pleasure of Reading
Item #: 160
Price: $50.00
Bloomsbury (1992), 1st British edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Beautiful book featuring essays by 40 well-known authors, including Stephen Spender, Doris Lessing, J.G. Ballard and Margaret Atwood. Fowles' contribution includes childhood reminiscences and a discussion of his favorite novels.

The Man Who Died
Item #: 161
Price: $50.00
Ecco Press (1994), 1st edition. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. Fowles contributes a 15-page commentary following D.H. Lawrence's story. Includes woodcuts by Leonard Baskin.

Mary Anning of Lyme Regis by Crispin Tickell
Item #: 104
Price: $50.00
Philpot Museum (1995), 1st edition. Fine in wraps, with a forward by Fowles.

Nicholas Homoky
Item #: 162
Price: $80.00
Hepworth & Marston House (1997), 1st edition.  A book on contemporary pottery with an introduction by Fowles.  Fine in a fine dust jacket.  Scarce.

A Conversation With John Fowles--Program
Item #: 163
Price: $30.00
Tisch Center For The Arts (1998). Six-page program from Fowles' May 19, 1998 appearance in New York City; includes an excerpt from Wormholes. Very fine.