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Hurricane Story. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London , 1959,:

Seller ID: 10330


GALLICO, Paul. The Hurricane Story. London : Michael Joseph, (1959). First UK Edition. Pp (6),7-144, frontispiece + 8 leaves of photos. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spince, silver outline of a Hurricane to front board. Paul William Gallico (b. July 26, 1897, New York City – d. July 15, 1976, Monaco) was an American novelist, short story and sports writer. "'She was loved and trusted by every man who ever knew her. To the eyesof the young men who looked upon her with warmth and affection she had bea uty unsurpassed. To her friends she was gentle, staunch, loyal and a ... View more info

Hurricane Story. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London , 1959,:

Seller ID: 56643


GALLICO, Paul. The Hurricane Story. London : Michael Joseph, (1959). First UK Edition. Pp (6),7-144, frontispiece + 8 leaves of photos. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spince, silver outline of a Hurricane to front board. Paul William Gallico (b. July 26, 1897, New York City – d. July 15, 1976, Monaco) was an American novelist, short story and sports writer. "'She was loved and trusted by every man who ever knew her. To the eyesof the young men who looked upon her with warmth and affection she had bea uty unsurpassed. To her friends she was gentle, staunch, loyal and a ... View more info

Golden Echo. 1st UK in dj.

By: GARNETT, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1953,:

Seller ID: 7148


GARNETT, David. The Golden Echo. L: Chatto & Windus, 1953. First UK Edition. Pp. 272. Port. frontis. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine, top edge red. The first volume of the author's autobiography. For Garnett, "writer, editor, and publisher," (9 March 1892 - 17 February 1981) see DNB 1981-1985, pp.158-9. Foxing to edges and first few leaves, owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in spine faded dj. 45.00 View more info

William Golding : A Critical Study. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GOLDING, William). KINKEAD-WEEKES, Mark GREGOR, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 5712


(GOLDING, William). KINKEAD-WEEKES, Mark and Ian GREGOR. William Golding : A Critical Study. London : Faber and Faber, (1967). First Edition. Pp. 257.8vo, red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Gekoski & Grogan, William Golding: A Bibliography 1934-1993 F19. Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (b. September 1 9, 1911, Newquay, Cornwall – d. June 19, 1993, Perranarworthal, Cornwall). Very good in dustjacket (chip to top edge of front panel). 35.00 View more info

Robert Graves : His Life and Work. US in dj.

By: GRAVES, Robert) SEYMOUR-SMITH, Martin SEYMOUR-SMITH, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1983,:

Seller ID: 8559


(GRAVES, Robert) SEYMOUR-SMITH, Martin. Robert Graves : His Life and Work. N.Y. : (1983). For Graves (24 July 1895 - 7 December1985) see DNB 1981-1985, pp.169-70. Vg-fine in dj. 25.00 View more info

Sort of Life. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: GREENE, Graham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 962


GREENE, Graham. A Sort of Life. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1971). First US Printing. Pp 220. 8vo, black cloth. Very good in lightly worn and scuffed unclipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Sort of Life. 1st UK in dj. 2nd state

By: GREENE, Graham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, 1971,:

Seller ID: 970


GREENE, Graham. A Sort of Life. L.: The Bodley Head, (1971). First UK Editon, Second State (with "J.M. Barrie" on page 177). Pp. 216. 8vo, green cloth, t.e. dyed purple. Vg in good-vg price clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Thomas Hardy : A Bibliographical Study. 1st UK in dj.

By: HARDY, Thomas) Richard Little PURDY PURDY, Richard Little

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 76885


(HARDY, Thomas) Richard Little PURDY. Thomas Hardy : A Bibliographical Study . London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1954. First UK Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-ix,(5),1-388, + 7 p. of charts and illustrations. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Professor Purdy's study represents the first extended use, apart from the official biography, of the books and papers left by Hardy at his death, and it was undertaken with the co-operation of his literary executors, the late Mrs. Florence Hardy and Sir Sydney Cockerell. The conventional limits of bibliography have been consid... View more info

Unexpected Years. 1st UK in dj

By: HOUSMAN, Laurence

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 5620


HOUSMAN, Laurence. The Unexpected Years. London :Jonathan Cape, (1937). First UK Edition. Pp. 392. Port. frontis. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge blue. Vg in worn dj (spine faded, wear to head and tail, a few short tears to top of front panel, small damp spot to front, corners bumped, rubbed). 40.00 View more info

Munby : Man of Two Worlds. 1st US in dj. Review copy.

By: HUDSON, Derek MUNBY, Arthur J.) MUGGERIDGE, Malcolm)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gambit, Boston, 1972, ISBN:0876450664:

Seller ID: 68702


HUDSON, Derek. Munby : Man of Two Worlds : The Life and Diaries of Arthur J. Munby, 1828-1910. [Boston]: Gambit, (1972). First US Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-461,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth with blue lettering to front and gilt lettered blue title block to spine, top edge dyed a pale blue. The biography of English barrister Arthur Munby, who, when he was not at the law offices, was gallivanting about Victorian London withthe likes of Ruskin, Rossetti, Swinburne, Millais, Thackeray, and Browning . Includes a review copy letter to Malcolm Muggeridge (at the time with Esq... View more info

Letters of Aldous Huxley. UK in dj

By: HUXLEY, Aldous SMITH, Grover.( ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1969,:

Seller ID: 463


HUXLEY, Aldous. Letters of Aldous Huxley. Edited by Grover Smith. L.: Chatto & Windus, 1969. Pp. 992. 8vo, blue cloth. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in vg unclipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Bernard Shaw and Alfred Douglas : A Correspondence. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HYDE, Mary WILDE, Oscar SHAW, Bernard DOUGLAS, Alfred

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields, New Haven & New York, 1982, ISBN:0899191282:

Seller ID: 100634


HYDE, Mary, (ed.). Bernard Shaw and Alfred Douglas : A Correspondence. New Haven & New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1982. First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xli,(3),3-237,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine."It is hard to believe that a correspondence between these two opposites e ver took place. But it did - and now these extraordinary letters are published for the first time. The two men were antagonists in every way. Shaw, the self-made man, world famous playwright, spartan and socialist, had littlepatience with Douglas, the aristocratic poet, aesthete, and ultraconser... View more info

My Guru and His Disciple. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1980,:

Seller ID: 14581


ISHERWOOD, Christopher. My Guru and His Disciple. N.Y.: (1980). Vg in slightly chipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Kathleen and Frank : The Autobiography of a Family. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1971,:

Seller ID: 14578


ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Kathleen and Frank. [cover adds : The Autobiographyof a Family]. N.Y.: (1971). Light wear else vg in nicked price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher) FINNEY, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1979,:

Seller ID: 14575


(ISHERWOOD, Christopher). FINNEY, Brian. Christopher Isherwood : A CriticalBiography. N.Y.: O.U.P., 1979. Vg-fine in vg dj. 20.00 View more info

Isherwood : A Biography. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ISHERWOOD, Christopher). FRYER, Jonathan FRYER, Jonathan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1978,:

Seller ID: 14574


(ISHERWOOD, Christopher). FRYER, Jonathan. Isherwood : A Biography. Garden City : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978. First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-304, + 16 p. of black and white illustrations. 8vo, cream paper-covered boards, tan cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine. "Here at last is a major biography of novelist Christopher Isherwood, whose classic stories of Berlin in the thirties formed the basis for two world-famous strage and screen hits -- 'I Am a Camera' and 'Cabaret'. Isherwood is a curious literary phenomenon: Universally reorganized as being one of the major writers of the thirties,... View more info

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Quadrant and the Quill : A Book Written in Honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy, "a tryed and trusty Sea-man," and author of The Mariner's Magazine, 1669.

By: KENNEY, Cyril Ernest STURMY, Samuel. Mariner's Magazine.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Metchim, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 31351


KENNEY, Cyril Ernest. The Quadrant and the Quill : A Book Written in Honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy, "a tryed and trusty Seaman," and author of The Mariner's Magazine, 1669. London : (Metchim and Son), 1947. First Edition. Pp (7),8-166,(2). Double column. Illustrations throughout, principally reproductions of title-pages and illustrations from old publications. 4to, pale grey-green spine with white boards. Cyril Ernest Kenney (b. December 17, 1898). Limited edition of 600 copies. A biographical and bibliographical album presenting the life and work of th... View more info

Rudyard Kipling to Rider Haggard. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KIPLING, Rudyard) COHEN, Morton (ed.) HAGGARD, H. Rider

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 7595


(KIPLING, Rudyard). Rudyard Kipling to Rider Haggard: The Record of a Friendship. Edited by Morton Cohen. London : Hutchinson, (1965). First Edition. Pp. 196. 8vo, purple cloth, gilt cloth to spine. Spine ends bumped, light foxing to top edge, top corner bumped, owner's name inked to ffep, else verygood in spine sunned dustjacket (light edgewear). 30.00 View more info

Not I, But the Wind... First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: LAWRENCE, Frieda LAWRENCE, D.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1934,:

Seller ID: 21942


LAWRENCE, Frieda. Not I, But the Wind... [Memoirs of Her Husband by Frieda Lawrence with Eighty-Nine Letters, Poems, and Other Original Material Written by D.H. Lawrence]. Toronto : 1934. First Canadian Printing. See Roberts & Poplawski, A Bibliography of D.H. Lawrence (3rd ed.) B40, F41. Bookplate,waterstain to bottom edge of rear cover, else very good in worn, spine-fad ed and nicked dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

Writings of E. M. Forster. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MACAULAY, Rose FORSTER, E.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: 110450


MACAULAY, Rose. The Writings of E. M. Forster. London : Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1938. First Edition. Pp (4),5-304.Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Setting. 2 . Beginning. 3. Where angels fear to tread. 4. The Longest journey. 5. Modern literature and Dante. 6. A Room with a view. 7. Howards end. 8. Interval. 9. Guide book. 10. Alexandrian essays. 11. Other essays. 12. A Passage toIndia. 13. Ironies and appreciations. 14. Aspects of the novel. 15. The Si nister corridor. 16. Biography. 17. Some conclusions. Very good in nicked, ... View more info