Books in stock by C. S. Forester
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    Forester, C. S.:  The Gun.  Chester Springs, Penn.: Dufour Editiions, Inc., (1969). Fourth Printing. Fine in bright red-orange cloth covered boards with bold, gilt text stamping on the spine. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 4 3/4 inches. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket with only minor rubbing to the extreme edges of the spine area. Printed and produced by The Bodley Head of London and sent to Dufour Editions for their use and publication. Dufour only placed a pasted green label on the title page about The Bodley Head name. 189 pages of text. Originally published in 1933 in the US by Little Brown and Company. Extremely scarce in first edition.
    TB31873  $20.00




  • Forester, C. S.:  Long Before Forty.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1967. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket with the stain of a glass ring on the front panel. The manuscript for Long Before Forty is an autobiography found after Forester's death in 1966 in a safe deposit box. His widow published it in 1967. The book traces Forester's early years to struggle as a writer.
    TB05504  $17.50




  • Forester, C. S.:  Lord Hornblower.  Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1946. Book Club Edition. Very good with the cloth at the spine ends bent inward and with some fading to the top edge of the text block and with a prior owner's name on the fly title page. In a very good- dust jacket with 1/8" chips at the ends of the spine area and at the corners of the panels. The dust jacket art is by Andrew Wyeth with the end pages by Wyeth as well. The decorated end papers are the giveaway that this is a book club edition.
    TB02131  $4.00



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    Forester, C. S.:  Marionettes at Home.  London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1936. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brick red cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and light yellow end papers. A 12mo measuring 7 3/8" tall by 5" deep. The end sheets, preliminaries and fore edge of the text block show mild spots of foxing. Without a dust jacket. 192 pages of text illustrated with a photographic frontispiece and 11 black and white photographs. A very uncommon early title by Forester which focuses on his hobby of marionettes.
    TB20593  $175.00



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    Forester, C. S.:  Randall and the River of Time.  London: Michael Joseph, 1951. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. There is a prior owner's name on the first free end paper and mild rubbing at the edges of the boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with moderate wear and flecking of the colors at the ends of the spine area and several short closed tears to the edges of the front panel. Thirty thousand copies of the UK first edition were released by Michael Joseph. 320 pages of text.
    TB18472  $25.00



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    Forester, C. S.:  The Sky and the Forest.  London: Michael Joseph, 1948. First U.K. Edition. Near fine in burnt orange cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with rubbing and wear to the of the spine area and at the folds. 219 pages of text.
    TB18470  $22.50






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