First Edition Points and Criteria for The French Lieutenant's Woman

Year Published: 1969
Author Last Name: Fowles
Author First Name: John
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Original Price: 35s net
Pages: 445

The first edition was published in the UK. FIRST PUBLISHED 1969 is stated on the copyright page with no statements of subsequent impressions. Boards are brown cloth with gold lettering stamped on the spine and maroon top stain. Endpapers feature a drawing by Tom Adams. Dust jacket has gold lettering on cloth textured maroon. Back of the dust jacket panel has photo of the author. Back dust jacket flap has only reviews for two of the authors previous novels - The Collector and The Magus.

The first American edition was published by Little Brown. It states FIRST EDITION on the copyright page, and has 467 pages. Boards are gray cloth with silver lettering and gold decorated frame on spine, and gray endpapers. The dust jacket features the same drawing used on the endpapers in the UK edition (the drawing is by Tom Adams). $7.95 is printed on the front dust jacket flap, the author's photo is on the back flap, and the number 290998 is printed on the bottom right of the back panel. There are no reviews anywhere on the dust jacket.

The French Lieutenant's Woman is one of Time Magazine's 100 Best Novels. Other Time 100 Novels include Portnoy's Complaint and Gravity's Rainbow

Picture of the 1969 first edition dust jacket for The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Picture of the 1969 first edition dust jacket for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of dust jacket where original 35s net price is found for The French
Picture of dust jacket where original 35s net price is found for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The French Lieutenant's
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the first edition Jonathan Cape boards for The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Picture of the first edition Jonathan Cape boards for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The French Lieutenant's
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the first edition title page for The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Picture of the first edition title page for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the maroon top stain of the first edition of The French Lieutenant's
Picture of the maroon top stain of the first edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the UK endpaper featuring a drawing by Tom Adams. The same drawing was used
Picture of the UK endpaper featuring a drawing by Tom Adams. The same drawing was used for the first American edtion dust jacket.

Picture of the 1969 first American edition dust jacket for The French Lieutenant's
Picture of the 1969 first American edition dust jacket for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the first American edition copyright page for The French Lieutenant's
Picture of the first American edition copyright page for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the front dust jacket flap from the first American Edition of The French
Picture of the front dust jacket flap from the first American Edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first American edition of The French
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first American edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the Little Brown boards for first American edition of The French
Picture of the Little Brown boards for first American edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first American edition of The French
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first American edition of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Picture of the first American edition title page for The French Lieutenant's W
Picture of the first American edition title page for The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Quick Search:

Search for other books in the FedPo database:

Book:



Market Value:

Use the pre-filled links below to find the market value of The French Lieutenant's Woman. Remember that the dust jacket is an important part of any book, and so books without their original dust jackets typically have less value.

Book:


Abe Books, Passion for Books
Author:

Title:

Keywords:







Find Books, Save Up To 90% Alibris



Search by author:

by Title:

by Keyword or ISBN:









Popular on FEdPo:


The Old Man and the Sea  Gone with the Wind  To Kill a Mockingbird  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (U.S.)  V.  The Hunt for Red October  A Brief History of Time  The Grapes of Wrath  A Confederacy of Dunces  Tales of the South Pacific  Jaws  The Yearling  All the Pretty Horses  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (U.S.)  The Store  The Color Purple  The Caine Mutiny  Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  The Underground Railroad  From Here to Eternity  Rabbit is Rich  The Reivers  In Cold Blood  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao  The Catcher in the Rye  Outlander  The Bridge of San Luis Rey  The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel  The Road  Rosemary's Baby  Less  Advise and Consent  The Town  The Way West  For Whom the Bell Tolls  The Thorn Birds  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (U.S.)  Sophie's Choice  Tinkers  The Orphan Master's Son  Profiles In Courage  Early Autumn  The Fixer  Now in November  The Travels of Jaimie Mcpheeters  The Able McLaughlins  A Summons to Memphis  The Moon is Down  Out of Africa  Moby Dick (Illustrated by Rockwell Kent)  Invisible Man  The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (U.S.)  East of Eden  All the King's Men  The Da Vinci Code  Honey in the Horn  A Bell For Adano  Laughing Boy  Lonesome Dove  The Good Earth  Angle of Repose  Rabbit at Rest  American Pastoral  Middlesex  Business @ the Speed of Thought  The Naked and the Dead  Twilight  The Mansion  The Hunger Games  The Natural  The Winter of Our Discontent  Gilead  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil  Scarlet Sister Mary  The Stone Diaries  So Big  The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay  March  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  Jurassic Park  The Joy Luck Club  The Horse Whisperer  The Moviegoer  The News from Paraguay  Roots  Death of a Salesman  The Sun Also Rises  The Field of Vision  The Boys from Brazil  Shadow Country  Patriot Games  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows  The Godfather  Interpreter of Maladies  Independence Day  Silent Spring  

Disclaimer: This website is intended to help guide you and give you insight into what to look for when identifying first editions. The information is compiled from the experience of reputable collectors and dealers in the industry. Gathering and updating information about these books is more an art than a science, and new identication criteria and points of issue are sometimes discovered that may contradict currently accepted identification points. This means that the information presented here may not always be 100% accurate.