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Visa for Avalon. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Annie Winifred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pantheon, New York, 1965,:

Seller ID: 66943


BRYHER. Visa for Avalon. New York : Harcourt Brace & World, (1965). First Edition. Pp (8),3-119,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown marbled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Famous for her fictional evcocations ofthe remote past, Bryher has now written a tale of present and future. Visa for Avalon is as timely as today's newspaper, as timeless as the myths and fantasies by which all of us have always expressed our longing for peace a nd happiness. Vith uncanny precision and swiftness of pace she creates the suspenseful and agonizing hours during which, in a civilized ountry, po... View more info

Gate to the Sea. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 54810


BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). Gate to the Sea. New York : Random House, (1958). First US Edition. Pp. (12),9-[119],(5) + 4 leaves witha b&w photo each.8vo, white cloth spine with blue paper-covered boards, grey lettering to s pine. "Thc graying ruins of the columned temples of Paestum are the scene of this volume in Brryher's series of significant moments in history when mankind has faced the dissolution of an epoch. Deserted now except for the tourists to Italy, Paestum becomes dramatically alive again through the pen of one of the distinguished novelis of today. With gentleness and compas... View more info

Days of Mars : A Memoir 1940-1946. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, New York, 1972, ISBN:0151240558:

Seller ID: 66944


BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). The Days of Mars : A Memoir 1940-1946. First American Edition. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1972). First US Edition. Pp. (10),ix-xii,(2),3-190. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "A sequel to Bryher's earlier autobiography, The Heart to Artemis, butstanding on its own The Days of Mars is a masterly evocation of the war ye ars in Britain. Though long domiciled in Switzerad, Bryher left her house, her library, her c[ompanion and her dogs to join her embattled friends in London and share their hardships. "In wartime," she says in her ... View more info

Fourteenth of October. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 66942


BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Annie Winifred). The Fourteenth of October. New York : Pantheon Books, (1952). First US Edition. Pp. (6),7-223,(1). 8vo, black clothspine with illustrated paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Lik e a Saxon companion piece to the Bayeux Tapestries, the pages of Bryher's novel disclose the warm and colorful story of Saxon resistance to the Normaninvasion of Britain. The story is a magical achievement: Without any feeli ng of strangeness or remoteness the reader shares, as in an immediate experience, in the life of a Saxon boy. With him, he watches the Danes come ... View more info

Coin of Carthage. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 67027


BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). The Coin of Carthage. London : Collins, (1963). First UK Edition. Pp (8), 9-[256]. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Bryher, so often praised for her extraordinary skill in recapturing past periods of crisis, has taken the Second Punic War as the background for her new novel. Through the fate of two Greek traders (and a donkey) she evokes the great struggle between Hannibal and ancient Rome. " It was a familiar story. The armies plundered, the farmers died, merchants starved, nobodysowed the field." Zonas and Dasius belong to the Greek settleme... View more info

Beowulf : A Novel. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 67029


BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). Beowulf : A Novel. (New York) : Pantheon Books, (1956). First US Edition. Pp. (10), 9-201,(5). 8vo, black cloth spine with patterned paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Bryher dedicated this book to Sylvia Beach. "In a novel whose setting is London during the Blitz, and whose characters are the tenacious common people in crisis, Bryher proves herself as masterful a narrator of recent history as she is of ancient Roman frontiers, the crucial age of the Battle of Hastings, or of the Jacobean twilight. Compassion and humor mingle in this beautifully w... View more info

Heart to Artemis : A Writer's Memoirs. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 67036


BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). The Heart to Artemis : A Writer's Memoirs. NewYork : Harcourt, Brace & World, (1962). First US Edition. Pp. (6),3-316. 8 vo, orange-brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The gitted Englishwoman born as Winifred Ellerman and known as Bryher, widely hailed as one of the finest living novelists, has written a very special kind of memoir. "I should like this book to be read neither as mere autobiography nor period piece,but as an attempt to show how external events and unconscious drives help or hinder development." Born in 1894, she has had a life remarka... View more info

Ruan. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred [pseud]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pantheon, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 15131


BRYHER. Ruan. (New York) : Pantheon Books, (1960). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[191](1) including map frontispiece. 8vo, navy cloth spine, blue marbled paper-covered boards, blue and gilt lettering to spine. ""Bryher's historicalnovels have been acclaimed by the foremost critics. In this her latest mag ical evocation of the past, she takes the reader into sixth-century Britain, to Cornwall, the Scillys, Ireland, and Wales. Young Ruan, nephew of the Druid high priest, is destined and prepared for the priesthood. Turbulent, avid for adventure, and restless for fulfillment, he feels caged in ... View more info

Roman Wall. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 54676


BRYHER, [ELLERMAN, Annie Winifred]. Roman Wall. New York : Pantheon Books, (1954). First US Edition. Pp. (6),7-219,(5). 8vo, illustrated orange paper-covered boards, black cloth spine, silver lettering to spine. "Crumbling walls and broken Roman mosaics provide Bryher with the stimulus for another of her miraculous re-creations of the moods and lessons of the past. Switzerland becomes a new symbol as Orba and Aventicum come to life again on the rim of a Roman world threatened and over-run by barbarian hordes. The mountain-sides and waters of Lake Geneva - the landscape of Vaud—are backgr... View more info