The Alexandria Quartet. Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea.London: Faber and Faber, 1962 Stock Code: 148795
Limited signed edition in near-fine conditionFirst collected edition, first impression, number 302 of 500 copies signed by the author.
The individual volumes were first published between 1957 and 1960. For this collected edition the author took the opportunity "to correct a number of small slips pointed out by readers and critics, and also to add some small passages which were cut out of the original volumes in the MS. stage..."
Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in gilt, hand-print design to front board in black, yellow endpapers, top edge gilt. With original acetate dust jacket. Housed in the publisher's black and gold slipcase.
Spine slightly sunned, edges lightly toned, but a bright and vibrant copy. Slipcase rubbed at extremities. A near-fine copy.
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