London: Faber and Faber, 1962.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. "The sea is high again today, with a thrilling flush of wind.I have escaped to this island with a few books and the child - Melissa's child". First One Volume Edition of Lawrence Durrell's masterpiece, Limited to 500 Signed and Numbered copies. 8vo. 884 pp. Fine in the publisher's salmon-orange cloth covered boards, bevelled edges, with leather title-label to the spine. Top edge gilt. Includes a short Preface by the author, written for this edition. A lovely example in the original unlettered plastic dustwrapper and the publisher's patterned black and gold paper covered slipcase showing some minimal use. An extremely nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Item #32614 Price: US$1,475.00