Prospero's Cell. A Guide to the Landscape and Manners of the Island of Corcyra [first edition, signed]. Lawrence Durrell.
Prospero's Cell. A Guide to the Landscape and Manners of the Island of Corcyra [first edition, signed]

Prospero's Cell. A Guide to the Landscape and Manners of the Island of Corcyra [first edition, signed]

London: Faber and Faber, 1945. First edition. 142 pp. Yellow cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine with the title within a blue oval, with the dust jacket. Top edge of text block and boards foxed, jacket has some minor rubbing to the head of the spine with a bit of sunning to the spine, and a small nick on the spine at the rear hinge. Overall much better than usually seen.

One of Durrell's earlier trade publications and earliest travel writing, a "guide" to the island of Corfu, lyrical and impressionistic prose-poems reflecting on his time there. Signed by Durrell on the title-page. Item #2038

Price: $500.00

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