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Pied Piper of Lovers by  Lawrence DURRELL - First Edition - 1935 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1342)

Pied Piper of Lovers

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Pied Piper of Lovers

by DURRELL, Lawrence

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  • hardcover
  • First
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London: Cassell & Company, 1935. First edition of Lawrence Durrell's first novel. Highly autobiographical in character, an apprentice effort, Durrell's novel sank largely without trace. And as with so many unsold titles, the majority of copies were destroyed during the Blitz. Blue boards with the barest hint of rubbing to edges; no dustjacket, spine incorrectly lettered 'Pied Pipers of Lovers', bookseller's price on front free endpaper, slight spotting to fore and top-edges, otherwise a clean, solid, well-preserved copy of Lawrence's exceedingly scarce first novel.

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Bookseller
Rare Illustrated Books AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
1342
Title
Pied Piper of Lovers
Author
DURRELL, Lawrence
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Cassell & Company
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1935
Keywords
Laurence Durrell, Roman a Clef, First Novels, Modern Firsts, Romance, Anglo-Indian Literature, Greek Literature
Bookseller catalogs
Bohemian Life & Culture; Autobiography;

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