[The Alexandria Quartet:] Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea.London: Faber and Faber, 1957-60 Stock Code: 121818
First editions, first impressions. Perhaps Durrell's greatest success, a study of love and political intrigue in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II.
4 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red, blue, yellow and red morocco respectively after the design of the original cloth bindings, titles to spines gilt on contrasting coloured labels, plain blue endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins, all edges gilt. Housed in a red leather entry slipcase.
A fine set.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220