21st February 2012
FORESTER, C.S. (1899-1966). The Good Shepherd. Boston & Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1955. First American edition, 8vo (202 x 135mm.) (Occasional light soiling.) Original cloth (soiled, head and foot of spine slightly bumped), dust-jacket (torn and creased with minor loss). Provenance: Dorothy Forester (signed presentation inscription from the author, dated 'March 7th 1955'); The Forester and Troughton-Smith Family Archive. - And four others by Forester, all signed first editions, comprising: The Bedchamber Mystery, 1944; The Sky and the Forest, 1948, no dust-jacket; Randall and the River of Time, 1950; The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, 1959 (5).
Hammer price: £260
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