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The Spire

By Golding, William




Dean Jocelin is a man driven.  He has a vision that causes him to construct an immense spire above his cathedral, and refuses to stop, despite the warnings of the masons and the complaints of all around him.

The Spire is about the human condition, the nature of religion, and  relationships. Explore the mind of Dean Jocelin, which is is stable as his spire.


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The Spire.

Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber, 1964. First British edition. Octavo, original cloth.Signed by William Golding on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of rubbing. A very bright copy. "A most remarkable book, as unforeseeable as one foresaw, an entire original... remote from the mainstream, potent, severe, even forbidding" (Frank Kermode, New York Review of Books).

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The Spire

Golding, William

Faber and Faber, 1964 Slighest of wear and soiling dust jacket with price intact; page edges foxed; o/w NF/NF; signed bookplate by William Golding loosely laid in book. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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The Spire

Golding, William

Good. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. 100% guaranteed. 101618

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The Spire

William Golding

2009-07-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $357.62


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The Spire

GOLDING, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. Fine. Uncorrected proof. Printed wrappers. Fine.

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Spire (English and Spanish Edition)

William Golding

1974-02-22. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire

Golding, William

Lythway P. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Price: $272.97


The Spire

Golding, William

Lythway P. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Spire

GOLDING, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in a trifle soiled, fine dustwrapper. A Burgess 99 title.

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First edition. 223 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Purple buckram. Very Fine, in Very Fine dust jacket. First edition. 223 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Burgess 99, p. 89

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The Spire

Golding, William

Harcourt, Brace and World First edition, 1964. Signed and inscribed by Golding on front free end-paper. Book very good, with slight wear at spine ends and corners, slight fading. DJ very good, with small tear (1/4 " long) near top of back, slight rubbing at spine ends and corners, spine slightly discolored, slight creasing mark along top of back flap, slight discoloration along edges of back, inside DJ, and top and bottom and bending edges of flaps, very tiny stain on front, small tear near bottom of front.. Signed by Author(s). F. Hardcover.

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THE SPIRE

Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/About Fine. Small Octavo. 223 pp. Bound in purple cloth, spine lettering gilt. A fine copy in unclipped, near fine dust jacket.

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The Spire

GOLDING, William

Faber & Faber (1964). 1st ed, uncorrected proof, fine in original printed wrappers.

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The Spire

Golding, William

Faber and Faber Limited first edition, f/f. F. Hardcover.

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The Spire

GOLDING, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Slightly cocked with some edgewear else about near fine in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper with toning and creasing. A Burgess 99 title.

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Price: $150.00


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THE SPIRE

Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber, 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. London: Faber & Faber, 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Sm. 8vo., pp. 224. Publisher's purple buckram. A fine fresh copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Very Nice indeed. Burgess 99 Novel, p. 89. William Golding won the 1979 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the 1980 Booker the 1983 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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The Spire.

GOLDING, William.

London:: Faber and Faber,, n.d. [but 1964]. First edition; uncorrected proof copy.. publisher's printed wrappers.. Staple nearly removed from front wrapper; else a very good copy with a few minor wrinkles and some slight browning.. 12mo,.

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The Spire

William Golding

2002-07-05. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire (York Notes Advanced) (York Notes Advanced) (York Notes Advanced)

William Golding

2006-09-30. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire.

GOLDING, WILLIAM.

London, Faber And Faber, (MCMLXIV, 1964).. First Edition; 8vo; pp. 223; original cloth, slightly chipped dustjacket, a very good copy.

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The Spire

William Golding

Harcourt, 1964-06-01. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Spire

William Golding

2008-07-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire

William Golding

2005-09-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire

William Golding

London - Faber and Faber, 1964 Book. NEAR. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of William Golding's sixth novel, The Spire. Utilising a stream of conciousness style, the book deals with the construction of a spire and its creator Dean Jocelin. As well as its style of writing, the novel is notable for its increasingly fallible narrator. Condition: In cloth binding withoriginal unclippeddustwrapper. Externally very smart, with only very light sheflwear. The dustwrapper has some very light markings and some rubbing. There is a small closed tear which has been repaired to front wrap. Internally, the book is firmly bound and the pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: NEARFINE with aVERY GOOD INDEEDdustwrapper..

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The Spire

William Golding

2012-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $105.12


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The Spire

William Golding

2012-01-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire

GOLDING, William

Faber & Faber, 1964. First Edition. A near fine copy (hint of edge-foxing) in a near fine d.w., sl. wear to extremities.

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The Spire [Hardcover]

Golding, William

This is the hardcover stated Harcourt First American Edition from 1964. Other than a hint of wear to the DJ, the book is in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. and the pages and binding are tight. This wonderful, impossible-to-find item is available for purchase now! **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. NAME YOUR PRICE!!! Due to the vagaries of market fluctuations, an item's listed price should be considered a guideline. Serious buyers are welcome to make a on each and every item listed, with the assurance that ALL reasonable offers will be accepted!!Very Good

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THE SPIRE

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, [1964].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A novel about the construction of the 400-foot medieval stone spire (the world's tallest) of Salisbury Cathedral, a thirteenth-century masterpiece of early English architecture. A Burgess 99 novel. Gekoski and Grogan A8a. Slight spine lean, touch of foxing to top edge of text block, a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some faint foxing to front panel. (#65702)

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The Spire

William Golding

Faber and Faber, 1964 ex, lib with some marks although very good overall, usual markings, slight compression of a couple of page, not text affected, Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng. 1st Edition.... Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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The Spire.

GOLDING, William.

Faber and Faber, London., 1964. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Octavo. 223 pages. Wrappers. A novel inspired (ha!) by Salisbury Cathedral.Covers a bit creased. Very good.

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The Spire - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Golding, William

New York: Harcourt Brace & World. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1964. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A handsome first US edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket; .

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The Spire

GOLDING, William [Sir], (1911-1993)

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. [Modern Literature]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.223 [1]. In publisher's purple cloth with gilt titles to spine. John Piper designed pictorial dust-jacket priced at 18s. Slight reading lean; jacket lightly browned with some rubbing to edges. Very good.

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The Spire

William Golding

2009-07-05. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire

William Golding

2006-08-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber. Hardcover. This is a fine copy of the first printing of the true first edition of this great novel by the Nobel Prize winning novelist. In burgundy cloth covered boards and fine dust-jacket. Ships immediately from Oregon. . Fine. 1964. First Edition First Printing.

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo; VG/VG; blue, black and tan spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, two small red pen marks on front; boards are strong, slight wear along tail edges; textblock has faint spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 223. Full-priced Rockville.

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THE SPIRE

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. 223 pages. Purple cloth, gilt titles on spine. Colour pictorial DJ. FINE/VG+.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+.

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber. Hardcover. PON light soil. light wear. . Very Good. 1964. First Edition.

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964 First edition, first printing. Original publisher's cloth. Fine in a fine crisp jacket.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber, 1964. Near Fine copy of the First Edition of Golding's fifth novel . A Burgess 99 (IMHO, the best novel Golding wrote, save "Lord of the Flies."). Maroon cloth binding with gilt lettering, very bright and fresh. Clipped FFEP has a previous owner blindstamp. Unclipped DJ has a waterstain on the front panel and on the top of the rear panel. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Minus.

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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. 223pp. Maroon cloth lettered in gold on the spine. A hint of foxing to endpapers and edges else a fine copy in near fine dustjacket with mild foxing to flaps edges and rear panel. ; Octavo.

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Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First Edition . Cloth Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. dust wrapper price-clipped

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The Spire

Golding, William

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1964. First American edition. 215 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Black cloth. Fine, in Fine unclipped dust jacket by Paul Bacon Studio. First American edition. 215 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Burgess, 99, p. 89

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THE SPIRE

GOLDING WILLIAM

London: Faber, 1964. First Edition. Uncorrected Proof. Publisher’s Original Green Wrappers. Printed on front cover: "Uncorrected proof copy. Not for sale. Nor for review or serializaton without the publisher's permission. Publication date not yet settled." A VG copy. Many textual changes to the later first edition on pages 34, 39, 60 and 183.

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The Spire

William Golding

2009-07-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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THE SPIRE.

GOLDING, William

GOLDING, William. THE SPIRE. New York:: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.,, 1964. First American edition, advance review copy. . A fine copy in fine, price-clipped dust jacket; jacket is fresh and bright. Publisher's review slip laid into book. . Octavo, black cloth, 215 pages.

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The Spire

Golding, William (1911-1993)

New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 215 pages; Description: 215 p. 21 cm. Subjects: Cathedrals --Design and construction --Fiction. Middle Ages --Fiction. Form/Genre: Historical fiction

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THE SPIRE

Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber. 1964. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Owner inscription. Three small inked in words to rear panel.; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Price: $59.99


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The Spire

Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A very nice copy. Superb jacket just beginning to yellow and with tape removal mark along one edge of inside front flap. Otherwise a really tight and attractive copy.

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