The Alexandria Quartet] Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958), Clea (1960)

DURRELL, Lawrence

Published by Faber & Faber 1957-60, London, 1957
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Durrell's magnum opus, chronicling the lives of British expatriates in Egypt before WWII. The tetralogy was selected as No. 70 on The Modern Library's list of The 100 Greatest Novels of the 20th Century. Four octavo volumes. Cloth boards; dustjackets; 253+250+320+287pp. First Printings. Each Near Fine, clean and unmarked in original dustwrappers. Justine in unclipped, mildly spine-sunned second state jacket (handprint present on spine) retaining a portion of the "Book Society" wraparound advertising band; Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea each price-clipped, Balthazar with mild spine fading. Still a Near Fine set in attractive, lightly worn dustwrappers, Very Good Plus to Near Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 17004

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Title: The Alexandria Quartet] Justine (1957), ...

Publisher: Faber & Faber 1957-60, London

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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