Scarce Classic Travel Trilogy
Fermor, Patrick Leigh ~ A Time Of Gifts, Between The Woods And The Water, The Broken Road (All 3 Vols. Signed By The Author)
John Murray 1977-2013
A set of three volumes.All are First UK printings published by John Murray. Vol. 1:A Time Of Gifts published in 1977.The BOOK is in near FINE condition. A little dustiness to the text-block.Mild pushing and rubbing to the lower spine.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.A little soiling to the rear cover with the slightest of fading to the spine colouring (but much less than usually encountered).It is a very nice example of the JOHN CRAXTON designed wrapper artwork.The book has been Inscribed and Signed to the front blank end-paper by the Author:'For Tony Dunn, Patrick Leigh Fermor, London,20 Oct. 1986'. Vol. 2: Between The Woods And The Water published in 1986.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.A little pushing to the spine ends.Mild dustiness to the text block.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.The Spine is not faded.A little age related soiling to rear cover colouring.Again a wonderful JOHN CRAXTON design.The book has been Signed to the title page by the Author.Vol.3: The Broken Bridge published in 2013.The BOOK and WRAPPER are in FINE condition.The book has been signed to the title page by both ARTEMIS COOPER and COLIN THUBRON ( the literary executors of Leigh Fermor and the editors of this title).All wrappers look very striking in their removable Brodart archival protectors.A very attractive set of this classic travel trilogy..Titles with Patrick Leigh Fermor's signature are becoming increasingly scarce to find.The landmark author's travel trilogy describing his on foot journey to Constantinople.Very scarce and at the time of listing the only SIGNED trilogy set available on the market.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine