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1 LESLIE, Shane Delightful, Diverting, and Devotional Play of Mrs. Fitzherbert, Sometime Wife of George Prince of Wales, Afterwards George the Fourth King of England First Edition, Signed presentation copy.
Ernest Benn, London, 1928, 
LESLIE, Shane. The Delightful, Diverting, and Devotional Play of Mrs. Fitzherbert, Sometime Wife of George Prince of Wales, Afterwards George the Fourth King of England. London : Ernest Benn, Limited, Bouverie House, Fleet Street, 1928.Pp (6),7-97,(1),(2, publisher's lists). Small 8vo, blue cloth, paper labels to front & spine. Contemporary British Dramatists Vol LXIII. Shane Leslie, officially Sir John Randolph Leslie (b. 24 September 24, 1885, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland - d. August 14. 1971, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland) Irish writer, lecturer and diplomat. Chips to spine label, light smudges to rear endpaper, else verygood. From the library of Sir James Dunn, with his bookplate. Author's pre sentation copy : "Gertrude Dunn / from Shane Leslie / In memory of the dear/ days in Charles St / Xmas 1942". 75.00

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2 LESLIE, Shane End of a Chapter. Revised Edition., Signed, copy with Letter
Constable and Company, London, 1917, 
LESLIE, Shane. The End of a Chapter. London : Constable and Company Limited, 1917. Revised Edition. Pp (),iii-vi,[7]-200. Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, darker gret paper-covered boards. Sir John Randolph Leslie (b. 24 September 24, 1885, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland - d. August14. 1971, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland) Irish writer , lecturer and diplomat, with a particular interest in forestry. "It was while invalided in hospital during the Great War that I began to record notesand souvenirs of the times and institutions under which I had lived, reali sing that I had witnessed the suicide of the civilisation called Christian and the travail of a new era to which no gods have been as yet rash enough to give their name, and remembering that, with my friends and contemporaries, I shared the fortunes and misfortunes of being born at the end of a chapter in history. To the memory of those of them who have died before the next chapter has begun I dedicate this book, and especially to that of my brother, Captain Norman Leslie, whom I buried at Armentières in France, betweenthe guns of two armies. " - the Preface. Chapters : 1. Links with the Past ; 2. Eton College; 3. Cambridge University; 4. The Dynasty of Hanover; 5. The Religion of England ; 6. The Politicians; 7. Ireland and the Irish; 8. An Empire of Sport and Freedom; 9. Society in Decay; 10. Post-Victorianism. With Epilogue and index. This copy has a Newfoundland connection. With signed inscription by Leslie on front inner-cover " To [...] / Shane Leslie / Memories of a / charming and artistic / evening at Govt House / St. John's -Easter 1951" Also a handwritten letter by Leslie written from Philadelphia , April 18, 1951. Spine and margins darkened, wear to corners, edges foxed,else very good. Signed with inscription by the author and with Autograph L etter Signed from the author laid in. 150.00

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3 LESLIE, Shane Irish Tangle for English Readers. First Edition. With inscription by Leslie
MacDonald & Co, London, 1946, 
LESLIE, Shane. The Irish Tangle for English Readers. London : MacDonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1946]. First Edition. . Pp (8),ix-x,11-254,(2).8vo, green hardcovers, gilt lettering to spine. Sir John Randolph Leslie ( b. 24 September 24, 1885, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland - d. August 14. 1971, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland)Irish writer, lecturer and diplomat. Contents: Introduction; Ireland of Ol d; . Religion in Ireland; Irish History. A Note on the Irish Flag; Ireland under Stuart and Hanoverian; A Note on Irish Historians; Ireland after the Boyne; The Eighteenth Century; A Note on the Value of Kingship in Ireland; After the Union; A Note on the Beresfords; In the Time of the Famne; The Fenians; The Reign of Parnell; Horace Plunkett and the Revival; A Note on Clericalism in Ireland; The Aftermath of Home Rule; The Literary Revival; A Note on Irish Chastity; Edwardian Decade; The Passing of the Anglo-Irish; TheUlster Heritage; The Dublin Rising; A Note on American Influence; The Angl o-Irish Treaty; A Note on the Papacy in Ireland; A Note on the "Wild Geese"; After the Treaty; A Note on the Irish Population; A Note on Sport in Ireland; Protestant and Catholic; A Note on Meredith's "Celt and Saxon"; Ireland during the War; Retrospect; English and Irish; A Note on Strategy; Difficulties and Solutions; and Epilogue. Very good. From the library of Sir James Dunn, with his bookplate. Author's presentation copy : "To Sir James Dunn/ Patron / of Learning, the Arts / and Beauty / with the compliments / and best wishes of the / Author / Xmas 1952". 75.00

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4 LESLIE, Shane Poems of Shane Leslie. UK no dj.
1928, 
LESLIE, Shane. The Poems of Shane Leslie. L. : At The Cayme Press, 1928. Wear to edges, corners bumped, else vg. From the library of Sir James Dunn, with his bookplate. No 125 of 350 Signed Copies. 120.00

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5 LOUYS, Pierre DUVEEN, Phillis, trans. LESLIE, Shane, intro. BEATON, Cecil. Twilight of the Nymphs. Translated by Phillis Duveen; With an Introduction by Shane Leslie. Limited Edition
Fortune Press, London, 1928, 
LOUYS, Pierre. The Twilight of the Nymphs. Translated by Phillis Duveen; With an Introduction by Shane Leslie. London : The Fortune Press, (1928). Number 409 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Pp 105, 5 leaves plates. 8vo,black spine with marbled boards. With five drawings by Cecil Beaton. Wormi ng to inner hinges and boards penetrating to half-title at front and to p.43 at rear, one spot of worming to exterior of rear board, some discolouration of initial and final leaves, slight edgewear, boards rather faded, else vg in rubbed, dampstained dj. 100.00

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