London, South Kensington
9 July 2002
GOLDING, William (1911-1993). Lord of the Flies, London: Faber and Faber, 1954. 8° (187 x 120mm.). (Preliminaries lightly spotted). Original cloth, dust-jacket. (Some light spotting, short tear on lower cover, edges lightly rubbed and chipped, price clipped). Provenance: D. N. Cuthbert (ownership signature on front pastedown). FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, signed by the author and dated 20/1/55 on front free endpaper.
The owner was a pupil at Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury, where William Golding taught English and philosophy between 1945 and 1961.
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