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.

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