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DURRELL, Lawrence.
[The Alexandria Quartet:] Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea.
London: Faber and Faber, 1957-60. London: Faber and Faber,, 1957-60. 4 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red, blue, yellow and red morocco respectively after the design of the original cloth bindings, titles to spines gilt on contrasting coloured labels, plain blue endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins, all edges gilt. Housed in a red leather entry slipcase. A fine set. First editions, first impressions. Perhaps Durrell's greatest success, a study of love and political intrigue in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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