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FORSTER, E. M.

Rare books by E. M. Forster, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of A Passage to India and A Room with a View.

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  1. 112786

    The Longest Journey.

    Edinburgh and London: 1907

    First edition, first impression of Forster's second book. One of 1587 copies printed. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112786

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  2. Novels and Stories:

    Novels and Stories:

    London: 1907-1908-1910-24-46

    First editions of Howard's End, A Room with a View, and The Longest Journey; A Passage to India is first edition, third impression, and Abinger Harvest a reprint. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 107226

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  3. 44954
    £360

    Stock Code: 44954

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  4. 125117
    First edition, first impression, of Forster's third book. The novel was the basis for the 1985 BAFTA-winning film of the same title, starring Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, and Simon Callow. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 125117

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  5. The Celestial Omnibus
    First edition, first impression. One of 1,000 copies printed. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 112447

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  6. 21613
    First edition of this pamphlet which outlines the historical, social, and political background of the relationship between Egypt and Great Britain. Forster served as a volunteer with the Red Cross between November 1915 and January 1919: while some of the material is "the result of personal experience his time in Egypt was... Learn More
    £320

    Stock Code: 21613

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  7. Where Angels Fear to Tread.
    First US edition, first printing of the author's first book, which appeared 15 years after the first British edition in a print run of only 2,630 copies. Rarely seen in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £700

    Stock Code: 60112

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  8. Alexandria: A History and A Guide.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Hugh Walpole on the front free endpaper "For Hugh, from E. M. Forster" and with Walpole's Brackenburn book label on the front pastedown. Copies of the first edition are rare, as most of the print run was destroyed by fire. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 90044

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  9. 1
    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Forster "AJB, from the author" on the front free endpaper, and with the ownership inscription of the recipient, A. J. Butler, on the front board. This is Oxford historian Alfred Joshua Butler (1850-1936), whose work The Arab Conquest of Egypt (1902) Forster cites as his main... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 112539

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  10. A Passage to India.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on publication on the front endpaper, "Harold with Morgan's love, 7.6.24". Harold Barger (1907-1989) was the son of Forster's lifelong friends George Barger (1878-1939), who he met at Cambridge, and his wife Florence. From 1910 to 1958 Forster maintained... Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 103160

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  11. 126380
    First edition, first impression. Copies in the dust jacket are very scarce. "Up to the last moment Forster had been assailed by doubts and despairs about his novel, but its reception removed all his fears. The book suited the moment, and friends and reviewers alike called it a masterpiece and his finest achievement" (P.... Learn More
    £8,750

    Stock Code: 126380

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  12. 130412
    First edition, first impression. An important association copy, being the copy of Frances Partridge (1900-2004), Bloomsbury Group member and acquaintance of Forster, with her pencilled ownership signature to the front free endpaper (using her maiden name Frances Marshall), and with her pencilled shelf mark to the front pastedown.... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 130412

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  13. 130428comp
    First edition, first impression. From the library of Forster's friend and fellow Bloomsbury Group member Lytton Strachey, with his bookplate to pastedown, and with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Strachey and Forster were contemporaries for many years, although their two personalities and varying forms... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 130428

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  14. 60122
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £260

    Stock Code: 60122

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  15. 60250comp
    First edition, second impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "For E. K. Brown from E. M. Forster, June 4th 1947". Brown's annotations appear throughout the text. Edward Killoran Brown (1905-51) was a prominant Canadian literature professor who taught at the University of Toronto, and later Cornell and the... Learn More
    £700

    Stock Code: 60250

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  16. 125511comp
    Second edition, signed limited issue, number 223 of 250 copies signed by the author, produced for the Royal Archaeological Society of Alexandria. Forster's guide to Alexandria was first published in 1922, but "a very large proportion" of this was destroyed by fire in the publisher's warehouse during the Blitz (Kirkpatrick,... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 125511

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  17. The New Disorder.
    First separate edition, first printing. Signed limited edition, number V 5 of 20 copies only signed by both author and illustrator, from a printing of 1200 copies. Forster's essay was first published in Horizon, December 1941, and largely incorporated in "Art for Art's Sake" in Harper's Magazine, August 1949. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 100433

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  18. Marianne Thornton 1797-1887. A Domestic Biography.
    £85

    Stock Code: 104287

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  19. Marianne Thornton 1797-1887.
    First edition, first impression, of Forster's biography of his paternal great-aunt. A lovely copy. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 109653

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  20. 116707comp
    First separate edition, limited issue. Number 182 of 200 copies printed on Fabriano Text paper, with hand-sewn wrappers of an Italian Bertini paper. The essay was first published simultaneously on 27 July 1958 in The Observer and The New York Times Book Review for the 50th anniversary of A Room with a View. It is now commonly... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 116707

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