Books in stock by C. S. Forester
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  • Click on Image to expandForester, C. S.:  The Age of Fighting Sail.  New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956. Reprint. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with a gilt on blue title block on the spine, gilt text and decorations on the front board and map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with the spine area faded and with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. The 6th volume in The Mainstream of America Series dealing with the story of the Naval War of 1812. Published in the UK under a different title and in a slightly different format. 284 pages including an index and text.
    TB27961  $15.00



  • Forester, C. S.:  The Barbary Pirates.  New York: Random House, 1953. Young Readers of America Edition. Near fine in decorated cloth covered boards with a prior owner's stamped name and address on the second free end paper. In a very good dust jacket with moderate wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with several short closed tears to the edges of the panels but no chiping. Illustrated by Charles Mazoujian. Overall, an attractive book in collectable condition. The 31st volume in the Landmark book series.
    TB15752  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandForester, C. S.:  The Hornblower Companion.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1964. First Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and text on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7 1/2". In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with 2" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel and a 1/4" deep chip at the lower rear corner of the spine area. Quite scarce as only 8,000 copies were printed. The story behind the making of the Hornblower sagas with maps and illustrations by Samuel H. Bryant. 149 pages.
    TB27533  $40.00



  • Forester, C. S.:  Lieutenant Hornblower.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1952. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in turquoise cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. There is a small 3/4 inch long by 1/4 inch wide whitish stain at the lower edge of the front board; else fine. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with a number of closed tears to the ends of the spine area. 306 pages of text. The 7th volume in the Hornblower series.
    TB23853  $30.00



  • 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



  • Click on Image to expandForester, 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



  • Click on Image to expandForester, 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



  • Click on Image to expandForester, 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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