The Inheritors

The Inheritors

Golding, William

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd
Date Published: 1955
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 42175


SIGNED. 233pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Blue cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title and simple decorative embellishment on the spine. Very good, with very marginal wear along the edges of the spine and covers. The spine is rolled, and there is a faint 2" scratch on the front cover. The front pastedown has a bookseller's small label. In the dust jacket, featuring the art of Anthony Gross, in very good condition, with mild age-toning, light foxing on the verso, and minimal chipping along the edges. There are a handful of very small, light stains on the rear wrap. A later printing is listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California.


A signed, first edition from the author of Lord of the Flies. The Inheritors is the author's second novel, and a novel of the Neanderthal man. Signed by William Golding on the front free endpaper.

By This Author: Golding, William
By This Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd