LOT 3007
21st February 2012
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LOT 3007
FORESTER, C.S. (1899-1966). [The Works.] London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1946-1967. 18 vols., the majority first editions, 8vo (118 x 180mm. and larger). Contemporary blue (16), red (1) or green (1) morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, covers with gilt ruled margins, the spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt, gilt turn-ins, g.e. (most spines faded, small chips to the head of the spine of one volume). Provenance: C.S. Forester and his second wife Dorothy (presentation copies, specially bound and given to the author or his wife by his publishers Michael Joseph, one with publisher's presentation slip loosely inserted); The Forester and Troughton-Smith Family Archive. Note: a unique part-set of the U.K. edition of Forester's Works, the majority the author's own copies presented to him by his grateful English publisher. The set comprises (First edition, unless otherwise stated): Lord Hornblower, 1946; The Sky and the Forest, 1948; Mr Midshipman Hornblower, 1950; Randall and the River of Time, Feb. 1951, 2nd impression; Lieutenant Hornblower, Feb 1952, 3rd impression; Hornblower and the Atropos, 1953; The Nightmare, 1954, red morocco; The Good Shepherd, Sept 1955, 3rd impression; The Naval War of 1812, 1957; Hornblower in the West Indies, 1958; Hunting the Bismarck, 1959; Hornblower and the Hotspur, 1962, green morocco; The Young Hornblower, 1964; The Hornblower Companion, 1964; Captain Hornblower RN, 1965; Admiral Hornblower, 1966; Hornblower and the Crisis, an unfinished Novel, 1967; Long Before Forty, 1967 (18).
Hammer price: £4,500
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