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Pharos and Pharillon

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1960s
8" L x 5.3" W x 0.5" H

Why We Love This

Pharos and Pharillon by E. M. Forster. New York: Knopf, 1962. Second edition. First issued in 1923, this is the first printing of a handsome 60s re-issue. Forster assembles a series of anecdotes and essays presenting the history and unique ethos of the city of Alexandria. Drawn by the important role the city has played throughout ancient and modern times, Forster brings his considerable knowledge and charming style to bear on the reasons he has fallen under Alexandria's spell.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.