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Pierre de Ronsard : Sonnets pour Helene. With English renderings by HumbertWolfe.

By: RONSARD, Pierre de. WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 87438


RONSARD, Pierre de. Pierre de Ronsard : Sonnets pour Helene. With English renderings by Humbert Wolfe. London : Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1934. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-291,(1). Index. 8vo, vellum spine, orange cloth boards, gilt to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Pierre de Ronsard (1524-1585) was a French poet and "prince of poets" (as his own generation in France called him). Humbert Wolfe (1885-1940), was an Italian-born English poet, man of letters and civil servant. He was one of the most popular authors of the 1920s. A special edition of one hundred and fifty numbered copies of this ... View more info

Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne. With Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe.

By: SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $250.00

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd / Dodd, Mead and Company, London / New York, 1928,:

Seller ID: 96490


SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne. With Illustrations and Decorations by Harry Clarke and an Introduction by Humbert Wolfe. London : John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd / New York : Dodd, Mead and Company, (1928). First Edition Thus. Pp(2),[i]-xxx,(4),1-217,(3), frontis + 9 plates with tissue guards (one double-page). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering and illustration top front board and spine. Faint staining to cloth, corners and fore-edge bumped, bookplate, else good to very good in poor, rubbed and spine-torn dustjacket. 250.00 View more info

Portraits by Inference. 1st UK no dj

By: WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 38699


WOLFE, Humbert. Portraits by Inference. L.: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1934). First Printing. Pp 194. 8vo, blue cloth. Light foxing to fore-edge, owner's circular blindstamp to rear fre endpaper, else very good. 35.00 View more info

Others Abide. 1st US in dj

By: WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Garden City, 1928,:

Seller ID: 29149


WOLFE, Humbert. Others Abide. Garden City : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928. First Edition. Pp 119. 8vo, black cloth. Vg in spine-browned, slightly edgeworn dj. 40.00 View more info

Reverie of Policeman. 1st UK.

By: WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1933,:

Seller ID: 78325


WOLFE, Humbert. Reverie of Policeman . A Ballet in Three Acts. London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1933. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),7-127,(1). 8vo, off-white cloth with black lettered blue paper spine label. Browning to spine withfaint soiling to boards, occasional dog-earing to a few leaves, else vg. F rom the library of Robert W. Reford, with his personal acquisition note inked to ffep. 20.00 View more info

Uncelestial City. signed, ltd.

By: WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 79139


WOLFE, Humbert. The Uncelestial City. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1930. Pp. (4),5-262,(2). 8vo, brown cloth with yellow paper title block to spine. 400 numbers copies of The Uncelestial City have been printed on hand-made paper and signed by the Author. This is number 69. Spine roll, spine ends nicked, minor staining to boards, else vg. Signed and numbered by Wolfe versothe half-title. From the collection of Robert W. Reford (with acquisition note to half-title, review to rear pastedown). 30.00 View more info

Kensington Gardens

By: WOLFE, Humbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn Ltd., London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 78480


WOLFE, Humbert. Kensington Gardens. London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1924. Pp. (4)3-81 (1). 8vo, plaid cloth cover, blue spine. Book of poems about the Gard ens. Covers and spine slightly faded, small tear on top edge of front cover, otherwise vg. 20.00 View more info

Silent Knight. 1st UK.

By: WOLFE, Humbert HELTAI, Eugene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd., London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 78324


WOLFE, Humbert. The Silent Knight . A Romantic Comedy in Three Acts. From the Hungarian of Eugene Heltai. London: WIlliam Heinemann Ltd., (1937). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-91,(1). 8vo, dark brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Inner hinges tender, some browning to endpapers, a slight smoky odour, else vg. From the library of Robert W. Reford, with his personal acquisition note inked to ffep. 15.00 View more info

George Moore

By: WOLFE, Humbert MOORE, George)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harold Shaylor, London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 99522


WOLFE, Humbert. George Moore. London: Harold Shaylor, (1931). Collector's Edition. This Edition is limited to 250 copies of which 240 are for sale. This is No. 105. Pp. (8),1-156. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A critical examination of the life and works of Irish novelist and man-of-letters George Augustus Moore (b. Feb 24 1852, County Mayo, Ireland, d. Jan 21, 1933, London). Contents: 1. A Day of George Moore; 2. Music and Painting; 3. Ireland; 4. Criticism; 5. The Writer. Spine slightly sunned, else very good. Signed without inscription by Wolfe on the copyright page. 30.00 View more info

Kensington Gardens in War-Time.

By: WOLFE, Humbert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd, London / Toronto , 1940,:

Seller ID: 81465


WOLFE, Humbert. Kensington Gardens in War-Time. London / Toronto : William Heinemann Ltd, (1940). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-39,(1). Index of First Lines. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to red panel to front board, red lettering to spine. “Humbert Wolfe died on January 5th, 1940. The day before his death he told his publisher that only half a dozen poems were needed to complete his new book, “Kensington Gardens in War Time.” The book stands as he left it, without any attempt at re-arrangement. Many of the poems are unnamed because Humbert Wolfe had not yet chosen titles for them.... View more info

Portrait of Heine. Limited Edition, Signed twice by Wolfe

By: WOLFE, Humbert. HEINE, Heinrich

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cresset Press, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 78493


WOLFE, Humbert. Portrait of Heine. Translations by Humbert Wolfe. London: The Cresset Press, 1930. Pp. (10),vii-xiv,[1]-201,(5). 8vo, full green leather with gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. "This edition is limited to 500 copies on hand-made paper numbered 1-500. The number of this copy is 168." [hand-numbered] A selection of Heine's verse, with German and English text on facing pages. Spine quite sunned to brown, shelfwear to edges with nicking to spine ends, else very good. From the library of Robert W. Reford. Signedtwice by Humbert Wolfe; the first an inscription to his editor, the... View more info