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Colin Wilson

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. (1960)

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From: World of Rare Books (Goring-by-Sea, SXW, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1960. Condition: Good. 1960. 13th Impression. 288 pages. Signed by the author. Yellow jacket over blue cloth. Signed by the Author and dedicated to Malcolm. Front endpaper has been removed. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with moderate foxing. Binding has remained firm. Boards are a little rub worn with some slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends are a little crushed.With some tanning to spine and edges. Light wear to unclipped dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some tanning to spine and edges. Seller Inventory # 1565248122TMB

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston (1965)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1965. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Printing. The book is signed by Colin Wilson in black sharpie on the first page as well as the previous owner's name and phone number in pen above his. The jacket has half inch and smaller size tear over the top and bottom edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 062917

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1965)

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From: Counterpoint Records & Books (Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1965. Cloth. Condition: Good -. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair +. First Edition. Tan cloth covered boards, black and red stamped pattern at front, black and red stamped titles at spine, moderate to heavy shelf wear, rubbing, and staining to corners, edges, and head and tail of spine, corners straight. Book body clean and tight, pages lightly age-toned. Signed, dated, and inscribed by the author at title page. Tan illustrated dust jacket shows moderate to heavy shelf wear, staining, and some tearing to edges and corners, black titles at front and sunned spine, price intact, archival Brodart protected. Seller Inventory # 49182

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1956)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1956. Brown Cloth. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Signed and inscribed with date and location on first free end page. Mild wear along bottom edges. Previous owner's book plate on front paste down page. Occasional markings in blue ink throughout. Flaps and back panel from a jacket (not the one included) adhered to back end-papers. Jacket is sunned along spine. Has mild wear to all vertical edges. Light wear to head and tail of spine. Otherwise very good and in mylar jacket cover. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 2027705

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Miffline Company, Boston, MA (1961)

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From: Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Miffline Company, Boston, MA, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Original publisher's brown cloth binding (with black and white lettering) and red, white, blue, and black dust wrapper. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." 288 pages, complete. Inscribed by the author in pen on front endpaper (flyleaf): "For Bill, A curious anomaly--an existentialist among jockeys. Colin Wilson, 18 Nov. 66." Signature of Bill Lewis in pencil on front pastedown. Times-Union newspaper article laid-in (Nov. 20, 1961; "Existentialist Living Life on Own Terms" by Ellen Qua). Pages are very clean. A very clean copy overall. Dust wrapper has very minimal chipping on the top back edge. Colin Wilson (1931-2013) was an English writer, philosopher, and novelist. In his nonfiction work, The Outsider, Wilson examines the Outsider's relationship with society through a philosophical lens, referencing the works of historical figures such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, George Bernard Shaw, Vincent van Gogh, and H. G. Wells. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 019318

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Gollancz (1956)

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About this Item: Gollancz, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. UK hardback reprint from 1956. The book is SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Wilson to author Howard Spring in 1957. Scarce thus. Good overall with some spotting and light outward bowing to boards, in VG unclipped jacket. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1494498338536

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Wilson, Colin (1931-2013)

Published by Boston : Houghton Mifflin (1956)

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About this Item: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1956. 8th edition. Very good cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. SIGNED by the author. Physical description; 288 p. ; 23 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references. Subject; Civilization Philosophy. Alienation (Social psychology). 1 Kg. Seller Inventory # 268675

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WILSON, Colin.

Published by London, Arthur Barker, Limited, 1965 (1965)

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About this Item: London, Arthur Barker, Limited, 1965, 1965. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's contemporary signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper to Sheila Hancox. Seller Inventory # 31339

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA (1958)

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From: Russian Hill Bookstore (San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1958. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Fourth Printing. 288 pages, 8vo. SIGNED and inscribed by the author Colin Wilson on title page: "For ----, warm regards, Colin Wilson, Oct 88". Fourth Printing. Jacket price clipped. Shelfwear to DJ: scuffing along edges and covers, chipping and a few small tears along edges and spine. DJ in mylar. Tightly bound, no marks. Volume is in Very Good condition. DJ in Good condition. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 57347

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Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1956)

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From: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA (Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1956. Brown Cloth. Condition: Fine Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good + Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. 288 Pp. Brown Cloth Lettered In Silver And Black, "First Printing September 1956" On Copyright Page. Houghton Mifflin States That The True First Printing Has The Date On The Title Page Also, Lacking In This Example; This Copy Is In The First Binding Of Brown Cloth, With Small Black "A" At Bottom Right Of Rear Cover. Dj Priced $4.00. Book Is Fine, Bare Trace Of Rubbing At Points At Corners, And Signed By Colin Wilson On The Front Endpaper. Dj Is Very Good +, Not Price-Clipped, Light Wear, No Chipping Or Tearing, But Surface Cracks And Fading Of Small Red Area On Spine Panel. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 027505

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Wilson, Colin [Colin Henry Wilson (26 June 1931 - 5 December 2013) was an English writer, philosopher and novelist. He also wrote widely on true crime, mysticism and the paranormal. Wilson called his philosophy "new existentialism" or "phenomenological existentialism"].

Published by Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London Reprinted Edition . 1956. (1956)

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From: Little Stour Books PBFA Member (Canterbury, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London Reprinted Edition . 1956., 1956. Reprinted edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. The author's first book has been translated into over thirty languages (including Russian and Chinese) and never been out of print since publication day of Monday, 28 May 1956. Wilson wrote much of it in the Reading Room of the British Museum, and during this period was, for a time, living in a sleeping bag on Hampstead Heath. He continued to work on it at a furious pace and one day typed out the introduction, and a few pages from the middle, and sent them to Victor Gollancz with a letter giving a synopsis of the book. He replied within two days, saying he would be interested to see the book when completed, the rest as they say is history. Contains 288 printed pages of text. Age tanning to the closed text block edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with slight age tanning down the spine, not price clipped, 21/-. SIGNED dedication by the author to the front free end paper 'For Edna and Ron - Congratulations on their forming a limited company, Love Colin, 23rd August 1956'. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. PHILOSOPHY. Seller Inventory # 95609

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The Outsider: Wilson, Colin

Wilson, Colin

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1956)

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From: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (Portland, OR, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Signed by author on front free endpaper beneath former owner's name. 288pp. Brown cloth with silver and black lettering. First American edition, early printing or issue but not first. (No date on title page despite statement of "First printing" on copyright page. Deboss spot on back cover, book club edition?) Very Good, no jacket. A few easily-erasable pencil brackets in margins, light edge wear, light stain on front board near top. The author's first book, a runaway besteller-- uncommon signed. Seller Inventory # 170728006

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Colin Wilson

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1956)

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From: DreamHaven Books (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First Edition; "First Printing September 1956" on title page as required. Blue quarter cloth with paper covered boards, white stamped lettering. Curiously, the jacket does not have a price on it but there are no book club indicators on jacket or book. SIGNED/inscribed "To Larry warm regards, Colin 1995". Very Good in jacket. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1590095399602

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The Outsider.: SPENDER, Stephen.) WILSON,

SPENDER, Stephen.) WILSON, Colin.

Published by London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1956 (1956)

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About this Item: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1956, 1956. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom green quarter calf flat-backed folding case. Top edge a little dust-toned, else a fine, unmarked copy, in the slightly foxed dust jacket, not price-clipped. First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to fellow author Stephen Spender, "For Stephen whose work was one of the main influences on forming the sensibility that produced this book, although it cannot be held responsible for the mis-spellings and misquotations with affection Colin". Colin Wilson's bestselling landmark first book was "on the front page of every English newspaper. On 12 February the Spenders invited Wilson to supper at Loudoun, where he amused his hosts with 'his really insane conceit'. As Natasha Spender recalls, 'success had completely to gone to his head'". John Sunderland, Stephen Spender: A Literary Life. Seller Inventory # 139730

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