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Life of our Lord. Written expressly for his children by Charles Dickens 1st(cloth) in dj

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Associated Newspapers, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 686


DICKENS, Charles. The Life of our Lord. Written expressly for his children by Charles Dickens. London : Associated Newspapers, 1934. First Edition. Pp128, portrait frontis + illustrations. Lg 8vo, maroon cloth, top edge stai ned maroon. Ordering request form laid in. Name on title page, head of spine trifle bumped, else very good in grey dustjacket (chipping at spine ends,1/2" v lacking from top of spine, spine and first 1/4 of front panel darke ned, light edge wear). 150.00 View more info

Memories of My Father. First Edition

By: DICKENS, Henry F. DICKENS, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1928,:

Seller ID: 115632


DICKENS, Henry F., Sir. Memories of My Father. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1928,. First Edition. Pp (8),9-30,(2), frontispiece + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Sir Henry Fielding Dickens, KC (b. January 16, 1849, London – d. December 21, 1933, London) was the eighth of ten children born to English author Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine. The most successful of all of Dickens's children, he was a barrister, a KC and Common Serjeant of London, a senior legal office which he held for over 15 years. He was also the last surviving child of Dickens. Covers flared, clo... View more info

Autobiography of G. Lowes Dickinson and Other Unpublished Writings. in dustjacket.

By: DICKINSON, G. Lowes. PROCTOR, Dennis, ed. ANNAN, Noel, foreword.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Duckworth, London , 1973, ISBN:0715606476:

Seller ID: 106031


DICKINSON, G. Lowes. The Autobiography of G. Lowes Dickinson and Other Unpublished Writings. Edited by Dennis Proctor. Foreword by Noel Annan. (London): Duckworth, (1973). First thus printing. Pp. (8),ix-xiv,1-287,(3), + 8 p.of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt letteri ng to spine. "Dickinson completed this autobiography in 1927, but it was far too intimate for publication during his lifetime; and the official biography by his friend E.M. Forster in 1934 had again to suppress a great deal of what is essential for an understanding of the man. It is only now tha... View more info

Norman Douglas. First American Edition

By: DOUGLAS, Norman). TOMLINSON, H.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harper, New York / London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 25280


(DOUGLAS, Norman). TOMLINSON, H.M. Norman Douglas. New York / London : Harper & Brothers, 1931. First American Edition. Pp 78. 8vo, black cloth spine.Very good. 35.00 View more info

Memories and Adventures. Second Edition, Hardcover.

By: DOYLE, A. Conan.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 108640


DOYLE, A. Conan. Memories and Adventures. London: John Murray, (1930). Second Edition (first thus). Pp. (6),7-460,(4), portrait frontispiece. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents: Early Recollections; Under the Jesuits; Recollections of a Student; Whaling in the Arctic Ocean (pp. 43-57); My Voyage to West Africa (pp. 58-69); My First Experiences in Practice; My Start at Southsea; My First Literary Success; Pulling up the Anchor; The Great Break; Sidelights on Sherlock Holmes; Norwood and Switzerland; Egypt in 1896; On the Edge of a Storm; An Interlude of ... View more info

Golden Lads : Sir Francis Bacon, Anthony Bacon and their friends. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: DU MAURIER, Daphne BACON, Francis) BACON, Anthony)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1975, ISBN:0385111207:

Seller ID: 6902


DU MAURIER, Daphne. Golden Lads : Sir Francis Bacon, Anthony Bacon and their friends. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. First US Edition. Pp. 251. Illustrated. 8vo, red paper covered boards, black cloth spine,gilt titles to spine. Very good in dustjacket (short closed tear to rear p anel). 20.00 View more info

Winding Stair : Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall. First American Edition industjacket

By: DU MAURIER, Daphne BACON, Francis, Sir)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Double Day and Company, Inc., 1976, ISBN:0385123833:

Seller ID: 6903


DU MAURIER, Daphne. The Winding Stair : Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall. Garden City : Double Day and Company, Inc., 1977. First US Edition. Pp. 224.8vo, rust coloured cloth boards, brown cloth spine, silver titles to spine . Light wear to bottom edges, else vg in dj (short tears at head of spine and top edge, ends nicked). 20.00 View more info

George Du Maurier. 1st UK in dj

By: DuMAURIER, George). ORMOND, Leonée ORMOND, Leonée

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 45661


(Du MAURIER, George).ORMOND, Leonée . George Du Maurier. London : Routledge& Kegan Paul, 1969. First UK Edition. Pp. 516 including 142 illustrations. Large 8vo, green cloth, white printed panel to spine. A critical biography of Victorian cartoonist and author, George Du Maurier. Some light specklin g to spine, blindstamp to title page, else vg with a few dampspots to lowerfront panel of spine faded, price clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

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Humble Men in Company : The Unlikely Friendship of Charles Lamb and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. First Edition.

By: EVANS, Kirby LAMB, Charles) COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, NS, 2011, ISBN:9781897009512: 2011

Seller ID: 94935

ISBN: 1897009518


EVANS, Kirby. Humble Men in Company : The Unlikely Friendship of Charles Lamb and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2011). First Edition. Pp. (10),xi-281,(1). 8vo (152 x 228 mm), art-illustrated cardcovers, with brown lettering to pea-green spine. Kirby Evans (b. 1964). A survey of the friendship between two Romantic-era stalwarts -- Coleridge and Lamb, "so different and yet so complementary" -- as evinced through their works and correspondences. "The Romantic period, an intellectual revolution of the late 18th an... View more info

Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle : A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. First edition in dustjacket

By: FINZI, John Charles WILDE, Oscar

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1957,:

Seller ID: 100633


(WILDE, Oscar). FINZI, John Charles (compiler). Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle : A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Berkeley & Los Angeles : "Published for the Library by the University of California Press", 1957. First Edition. Pp [i]-[xviii],,[1-242],xix-xxxiv. 8vo, wine cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. "This volume is a detailed, comple hensive catalog of the Wilde Manuscript Collection at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in Los Angeles. No other collectrion of Wilde manuscripts and... View more info

Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle : A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. First edition in dustjacket

By: FINZI, John Charles WILDE, Oscar

Price: $90.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1957,:

Seller ID: 100676


(WILDE, Oscar). FINZI, John Charles (compiler). Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle : A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Berkeley & Los Angeles : "Published for the Library by the University of California Press", 1957. First Edition. Pp [i]-[xviii],,[1-242],xix-xxxiv, frontispiece + 4 pp plates. 8vo, wine cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. "This volume is a detailed,comple hensive catalog of the Wilde Manuscript Collection at the William A ndrews Clark Memorial Library in Los Angeles. No other collectr... View more info

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Ronald Firbank.First Edition

By: FIRBANK, Ronald). MERRITT, James Douglas MERRITT, James Douglas Twayne's English Authors Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishing, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 760


(FIRBANK, Ronald). MERRITT, James Douglas. Ronald Firbank. New York : Twayne Publishing, (1969). First Edition. Pp. 148. 8vo, maroon imitation leather, silver lettering and decoration to front and spine, with TEAS 93 to head of spine. Twayne's English Authors Series. Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (b. January 17, 1886, London – d. May 21. 1926, Rome). James Douglas Merritt (b. September 13, 1934, in Lebanon, N.H. - d. December 23, 2004). Preface; Chronology 1. "A St. Sebastian with Too Many Arrows"; 2. Practicing; 3. Firb... View more info

Your Mirror to My Times : The Selected Autobiographies and Impressions of Ford Madox Ford. First American Edition in dustjacjet

By: FORD, Ford Madox

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 22396


FORD, Ford Madox. Your Mirror to My Times : The Selected Autobiographies and Impressions of Ford Madox Ford. Edited, with an Introduction, by Michael Killigrew. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). First US Printing. Pp 392. 8vo, black cloth. Very good in slightly worn, price-clipped dustjacjet (short tears). 35.00 View more info

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and related writings. Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster Volume 13 . First thus edition in dusatjacket

By: FORSTER, E.M. Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster Volume 13 DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes) AUDEN, W.H., foreword

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London, 1973, ISBN:0713156929:

Seller ID: 99825


FORSTER, E.M. Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and related writings. Foreword byW.H. Auden. (London): Edward Arnold, (1973). First thus edition. Pp. (4),v -xxiii,(1),1-270,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt titles to spine, top edge dyed grey. The Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster Volume 13. "Forster's biography is a masterpiece of its kind. W.H. Auden, who reviewed it in 1934 for 'Scrutiny', now finds it, as he tells in his cogent preface to this edition, 'even better than I remembered'. Its appearance in the Abinger Edition toge... View more info

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and Related Writings. Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster Volume 13 . First thus edition in dusatjacket

By: FORSTER, E.M. Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster Volume 13 DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes) AUDEN, W.H., foreword

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London, 1973, ISBN:0713156929:

Seller ID: 113575


FORSTER, E.M. Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and related writings. Foreword byW.H. Auden. (London) : Edward Arnold, (1973). First thus edition. Pp. (4), v-xxiii,(1),1-270,(2), portrait frontispiece + 8 p. of b&w plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt titles to spine, top edge dyed grey. The Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster Volume 13. "Forster's biography is a masterpiece of its kind. W.H. Auden, who reviewed it in 1934 for 'Scrutiny', now finds it, as he tells in his cogent preface to this edition, 'even better than I remembered'. Its appearance in the Abinger Edition together with a ... View more info

Marianne Thornton : A Domestic Biography. UK, no dj

By: FORSTER, E.M. THORNTON, Marianne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 183


FORSTER, E.M. Marianne Thornton 1797-1887: A Domestic Biography. London: Edward Arnold, 1956. Pp 301, portrait frontis, 15 leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Kirkpatrick A34a. E.M. Forster's biography of his great-aunt Marianne Thornton. Fine. 25.00 View more info

Marianne Thornton : A Domestic Biography. 1st UK in torn dj

By: FORSTER, E.M. THORNTON, Marianne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 8684


FORSTER, E.M. Marianne Thornton 1797-1887 : A Domestic Biography. London : Edward Arnold, (1956). First Printing. Pp 301. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Kirkpatrick A34a. E.M. Forster's biography of his great-aunt Marianne Thornton. Vg in rubbed and chipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Lester: The Official Biography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FRANCIS, Dick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London , 1986,:

Seller ID: 1383


FRANCIS, Dick. Lester: The Official Biography. London : Michael Joseph, (1986). First Edition. Pp 338. 8vo, black cloth. Near-fine in dj. 20.00 View more info

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Sport of Queens : The Autobiography of Dick Francis.. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: FRANCIS, Dick

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 124


FRANCIS, Dick. The Sport of Queens : The Autobiography of Dick Francis. NewYork: Harper & Row, (1969). First US Edition. Pp. 247. Illustrated. 8vo, b lack cloth spine, green paper covered boards. Small notation to fep, else vg with some light soiling and short closed tear to rear cover of dustjacket. 150.00 View more info

Letters of Roger Fry. 2 volumes.

By: FRY, Roger) SUTTON, Denys, edited with an introduction by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1972, ISBN:0701115998:

Seller ID: 99002


(FRY, Roger). The Letters of Roger Fry. Edited and with an introductiion byDenys Sutton. IN TWO VOLUMES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1972. First Printin g. I: Pp. (6),vii-xviii,1-364, portrait frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. II. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),367-787,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spines. "This two-volume selection of Fry's letters throws a great deal of light on many aspects of artistic and literary life in England,the United States and France. For Fry had numerous and close contacts w... View more info