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Author Title Price Purchase
ANACREON. ODES (Selected). £ 5.00

Translated by Thomas Stanley. Hull. J.R. Tutin. ND. Circa 1906. pp. 32. Frontis. Small 8vo. Original printed wrapper. Some slight foxing. The Hull Booklets VI.

Reference: 64572

 
ARCHARD, David. MARXISM AND EXISTENTIALISM. The Political Philosophy of Sartre and Merleau-Ponty. £ 8.00

Belfast. Blackstaff Press. 1980. pp. xv, 126. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 167380

 
AUSTIN, L.J.; Garnet Rees and Eugene Vinaver. (Editors). STUDIES IN MODERN FRENCH LITERATURE presented to P. Mansell Jones by Pupils, Colleagues and Friends. £ 5.00

Manchester University Press. 1961. pp. xix, 343. Frontis, 2 plates. 8vo. Blue cloth. Notations in the text, mainly in pencil.

Reference: 20759

 
BAILEY, John. A QUESTION OF TASTE. £ 5.00

London. The English Association. 1926. pp. 20. 8vo. Printed wrapper stitched as issued. English Association Pamphlet No. 65.

Reference: 17426

 
BEER, John. AGAINST FINALITY. Inaugural Lecture Delivered 4 February 1993. £ 10.00

Cambridge University Press. 1993. pp. 46. 8vo. Printed wrapper stapled as issued. ISBN 0521459540. A very good clean copy.

Reference: 65450

 
BETHELL, S.L. THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. £ 6.00

London. Dennis Dobson Ltd. 1951. pp. 162. 8vo. D/W. Presentation copy to Allardyce Nicoll. Inscribed by the author to Nicoll on front free endpaper.

Reference: 19221

 
BLACKWELL, Sir Basil. THE ORIGIN OF CLASSICS. £ 8.00

London. The English Association. 1970. pp. 13. 8vo. Wrapper stapled as issued. The English Association Presidential Address 1970.

Reference: 11294

 
BOAK, Denis. ROGER MARTIN DU GARD. £ 5.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1963. pp. vii, 223. Frontis. 8vo. Blue cloth. Edges slightly browned.

Reference: 15948

 
BOWRA, Sir Maurice. THE PROPHETIC ELEMENT. £ 6.00

London. The English Association. 1959. pp. 19. 8vo. Wrapper stitched as issued. The English Association Presidential Address 1959.

Reference: 9596

 
BRADBROOK, M.C. and M.G. Lloyd Thomas. ANDREW MARVELL. £ 5.00

Cambridge University Press. 1961. pp. ix, 161. Frontis, 1 plate. 8vo. D/W, a little faded and marked. Reprint. A very good copy.

Reference: 15075

 
BRAINE. John. THE MAKING OF ROOM AT THE TOP. £ 1,750.00

Manuscript. 1968. Small archive. 7 leaves. 8" x 10". Script for a voice over by John Braine for a film made by Yorkshire Television about the book and it's setting - Bingley. Yorkshire Television Call Sheet. 4 leaves with a list of six authors, most with biographical details, that would form the series of films. Letter of authentication dated May 31 2000 and signed Elisabeth Leigh. Letter from Braine's agent Hilton Ambler to Liz Kustow. In 1968 Elisabeth Leigh was the film director Liz Kustow and she was asked to make a series of films about Yorkshire writers. The film she made of John Braine was never aired. The last paragraph relates a sad incident of when Braine knocked on his mother's door and was told to F off.

Reference: 49897

 
BRAVEMAN, Richard. PLOTS AND COUNTERPLOTS. Sexual politics and the body politic in English literature, 1660 - 1730. £ 20.00

Cambridge University Press. 1993. pp.xviii, 333. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9780521356206. Neat inscription to previous owner on front free endpaper. A very good copy.

Reference: 46605

 
BREWER, Derek. TRADITIONAL STORIES AND THEIR MEANINGS. £ 8.00

London. The English Association. 1983. pp. (xxvi). 8vo. Wrapper stapled as issued. The English Association Presidential Address 1983.

Reference: 18613

 
BRUN, T. THE HAUNTED HEART. A Psychological Thriller. £ 6.00

London. John Westhouse. 1946. pp. 185. 8vo. D/W, frayed.

Reference: 12431

 
BRYDEN, Ronald. THE UNFINISHED HERO and other essays. £ 6.00

London. Faber & Faber. 1969. pp. 242. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed.

Reference: 9630

 
CAREW, Thomas. POEMS. £ 5.00

Cottingham. J.R. Tutin. 1903. pp. 32. Small 8vo. Original printed wrapper. The Orinda Booklets II.

Reference: 26577

 
CHANG, H.C. ALLEGORY AND COURTESY IN SPENSER. A Chinese View. £ 5.00

Edinburgh University Press. 1955. pp. x, 227. 8vo. D/W, frayed, spine faded. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. Language & Literature No. 8.

Reference: 130970

 
CHURCH, Richard. A LOOK AT TRADITION. £ 5.00

London. The English Association. 1965. pp. 9. 8vo. Wrapper stitched as issued. The English Association Presidential Address 1965.

Reference: 9569

 
CLARK, John W. THE LANGUAGE AND STYLE OF ANTHONY TROLLOPE. £ 4.00

London. Andre Deutsch. 1975. pp. 238. 8vo. D/W. The Language Library edited by Eric Partridge & Simeon Potter.

Reference: 8647

 
CLARK, Sir Kenneth. PROVINCIALISM. £ 6.00

London. The English Association. 1962. pp. 12. 8vo. Wrapper stitched as issued. The English Association Presidential Address 1962.

Reference: 15762

 
CLIFFORD, James L. ROBERT MERRY: A Pre-Byronic Hero. £ 6.00

Manchester. Manchester University Press & The John Rylands Library. 1943. pp. 24. 8vo. Printed wrapper stitched as issued. Unopened.

Reference: 78770

 
COLONY, Horatio. THE MAGIC CHILD. £ 6.00

Boston. Branden Press. 1966. pp. 80. 8vo. D/W, beginning to brown. A good copy.

Reference: 13183

 
COLONY, Horatio. THREE LOVES THE SAME. £ 10.00

Boston. Bruce Humphries. 1961. pp. 46. 8vo. D/W, very slightly frayed and faded. Inscribed. 'From Horation Colony 83 Chestnut Stree, Boston.' From the estate of the late Sir Compton Mackenzie, by family descent, with his bookplate.

Reference: 72270

 
COLONY, Horation. THE EARLY LAND. £ 6.00

Boston. Bruce Humphries. 1962. pp. 47. 8vvo. D/W, slightly frayed and faded. With the bookplate of Compton Mackenzie, from his estate by family descent.

Reference: 13099

 
CRUM, Margaret. (Editor). FIRST-LINE INDEX OF ENGLISH POETRY 1500 - 1800 in Manuscripts of The Bodleian Library Oxford. £ 10.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1969. 2 vols. pp. xi, 630; (iv), 631 - 1257. Demy 4to. D/Ws, slightly frayed. Corners bumped.

Reference: 12872

 
CULLINGFORD, Elizabeth. (Editor). YEATS. POEMS, 1919 - 1935. A Casebook. £ 12.00

London. MacMillan. 1984. pp. 240. 8vo. D/W, faded. Edges browned. Previous owners inscriptionon front free endpaper.

Reference: 18322

 
DAVIE, Donald. (Editor). THE NEW OXFORD BOOK OF CHRISTIAN VERSE. £ 5.00

Oxford University Press. 1981. pp. xxix, 320. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 7414

 
DAY LEWIS, C. COLLECTED POEMS 1929 - 1933. Transitional Poem; From Feathers to iron; The Magnetic Mountain. £ 45.00

London. Hogarth Press. 1936. pp. 156. 8vo. D/w, slightly faded and frayed. 3rd impression. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper and with a letter from his brother in law, Francis King, to the previous owner saying 'Here is the promised book at last. I have got Cecil to sign it so that if you ever want to sell it, it may fetch a fancy price........'

Reference: 10784

 
DAYAN, Peter. MALLARME'S DIVINE TRANSPOSITION. Real and Apparent Sources of Literary Value. £ 5.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1986. pp. ix, 226. 8vo. D/W. Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs. A very good, clean copy. ISBN 0198158416

Reference: 13710

 
DE GROFF, R. Scott. POWDER AND OTHER SKIING POEMS. £ 10.00

R. Scott De Groff. 1995. pp. 29. 8vo. Printed wrapper stapled as issued. 2nd printing. A very good copy.

Reference: 17624

 
DICKENS, Charles. THE SPEECHES OF CHARLES DICKENS. £ 35.00

Edited by K.J. Fielding. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1960. pp. xxiv, 456. 8vo. Blue cloth. Edges of text block foxed, otherwise a very clean, very good copy.

Reference: 80751

 
DRABBLE, Margaret. SAFE AS HOUSES. £ 5.00

London. Chatoo & Windus. 1990. pp. 44. Paperback. Chatto CounterBlasts No. 17. Signed by the author on title page.

Reference: 11764

 
DUNN, Douglas. POLL TAX: The Fiscal Fake. £ 5.00

London. Chatto & Windus. 1990. pp. (v), 58. Paperback. Chatto CounterBlasts No. 12. Signed by the author on title page.

Reference: 7026

 
DYSON, Brian, with Maeve Brennan and Geoff Weston. PHILIP LARKIN: His Life and Work. Catalogue of an Exhibition held in the Brynmor Jones Library 2 June - 12 July, 1986. £ 5.00

Brynmor Jones Library University of Hull. 1986. pp. 24. 2 illustrations. 8vo. Card wrappper. Stapled as issued.

Reference: 1059

 
EDINBURGH, H.R.H. The Duke of. COMMUNICATION. £ 8.00

London. The English Association. 1968. pp. 10. 8vo. Wrapper stapled as issued. The English Association Presidential Address 1968.

Reference: 78475

 
EVELYN, John. THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN now first printed infull from the manuscripts belonging to Mr John Evelyn. £ 450.00

Edited by E.S. de Beer. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1955. 6 vols. pp. xiv, 131, 171; vii, 579; x, 639; ix, 654; viii, 623; (vii), 630. 5 frontis’s, 11 plates, some folded. 8vo. D/Ws, very slightly frayed, spines faded & foxed. A very good, clean set. Vol I Introduction and De Vita Propria; Vol II Kalendarium 1620 - 1649; Vol III Kalendarium 1650 - 1672; Vol IV Kalendarium 1673 -1689; Vol V Kalendarium 1690 -1706; Vol VI Additions and Corrections, Index.

Reference: 10336

 
FERRIER, Janet M. FORERUNNER OF THE FRENCH NOVEL. An Essay on the Development of the Nouvelle in the late Middle Ages. £ 6.00

Manchester University Press. 1954. pp. ix, 124. 8vo. D/W, slightly foxed.

Reference: 16810

 
FLETCHER, John. CLAUDE SIMON and Fiction Now. £ 6.00

London. Calder & Boyars. 1975. pp. 240. 8vo. D/W. Very occasional pencil markings in the margins. Corners bumped.

Reference: 13930

 
FOWLIE, Wallace. PAUL CLAUDEL. £ 5.00

London. Bowes & Bowes. 1957. pp. 111. Small 8vo. D/W, spine faded. Studies in Modern European Literature & Thought series.

Reference: 44608

 
FRANK, Judith. COMMON GROUND. Eighteenth-Century English Satiric Fiction and the Poor. £ 10.00

Stanford University Press. 1997. pp. xi, 230. 8vo. D/W, spine faded. ISBN 9780804729086. A very good copy.

Reference: 101390

 
FUJIMURA, Thomas H. THE TEMPER OF JOHN DRYDEN. £ 5.00

East Lansing Colleagues Press. 1993. pp. viii, 245. Frontis, 1 plate. 8vo. D/W, spine slightly faded.

Reference: 17619

 
G, J.F. (John F. Gore). THE SILLY SEASON. £ 8.00

London. Elkin Mathews. 1910. pp. 104. Small 8vo. Original red coth, head & tail of spine slightly rubbed.

Reference: 77030

 
GLEN, Michael Hamish. ONCE UPON A THYME. £ 10.00

With illustrations by Isobell and Rosemary Johnstone. Edinburgh. The Salamander Press. 1962. pp. 32. Illustrated. Small 8vo. D/W, marked. Stapled as issued. Signed by the author on the half title. From the estate of the late Sir Compton Mackenzie, by family descent, with his bookplate.

Reference: 14590

 
GOODRIDGE, John. RURAL LIFE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH POETRY. £ 25.00

Cambridge University Press. 1995. pp. xiv, 227. 8vo. D/W. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought series. ISBN 0521433819. A very good copy.

Reference: 9973

 
GRANT, Patrick. LITERATURE AND THE DISCOVERY OF METHOD IN THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE. £ 5.00

Athens, GA. University of Georgia Press. 1985. pp. ix, 188. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 5745

 
GRIFFIN, Dustin. REGAINING PARADISE. Milton and the eightenth century. £ 16.00

Cambridge University Press. 1986. pp. xi, 299. 8vo. D/W, unevenly faded and slightly torn. ISBN 0521309131. A very good copy.

Reference: 80390

 
GROSSMAN, Marshall. AUTHORS TO THEMSELVES. Milton and the Revelation of History. £ 10.00

Cambridge University Press. 1987. pp. xii, 243. Frontis. 8vo. D/W. There are the remains of occasional pencil marginalia which has been erased.

Reference: 70154

 
HARRIS, Michael. POEMS. £ 25.00

With an Introduction by Sir Compton Mackenzie. Dublin. The Dolmen Press. 1965. pp. 28. 8vo. Wrapper, slightly marked, Stitched as issue. Limited edition of 500 copies. Inscribed by the author 'To Monty with gratitude and affection for one who has always helped from Mick Feb 1965.' From the estate of the late Sir Compton Mackenzie by family descent. Mackenzie's full name was Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie.

Reference: 154500

 
HARTLEY, Jean. PHILIP LARKIN, THE MARVELL PRESS AND ME. £ 1.75

London. The Sumach Press. 1993. pp. 219. 15 illustrations. Paperback.

Reference: 53510

 
HEANEY, Seamus. BEOWULF. A New Translation. £ 20.00

London. Faber & Faber. 1999. pp. xxx, 106. 8vo. D/W, spine slightly faded. 1st edition, 2nd printing. A very good copy.

Reference: 15439

 
HEPPENTALL, Rayner. LEON BLOY. £ 6.00

Cambridge. Bowes & Bowes. 1953. pp. 62. Small 8vo. D/W. Studies in Modern European Literature and Thought.

Reference: 28499

 
HODGE, R.I.V. FORESHORTENED TIME. Andrew Marvell and Seventeenth Century Revolutions. £ 4.00

Cambridge & Totowa. D.S. Brewer & Rowman and Littlefield. 1978. pp. (v), 170. Illustrated. 8vo. Paperback.

Reference: 40470

 
HOGG, James (Editor). STUDIES IN NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE. £ 10.00

Resolution and Independence by Horiya A. Borno; Imagery in Wordsworth's Lucy Poems by B.G. Tandon; King Victor and King Charles reconsidered by Ashok Sengupta; The Return of the Druses reconsidered by Ashok Sebgupta; Gladstone's Homer by Eric Glasgow. Salzburg. Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik Universitat Salzburg. 1982. pp. 81. 8vo. Paperback. Spine faded, front cover stamped Review Copy. Salzburg Studies in English Literature under the Direction of Professor Erwin A. Sturzl. Romantic Reassessment. Editor: Dr. James Hogg. No.87.5. Includes chapters on Wordsworth, Browning & Gladstone.

Reference: 17249

 
HOGG, James. (Editor). STUDIES IN NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE. £ 10.00

The Imminent Imagination by William Oxley; Anglo-Greek Relations: 1800 - 1832 by Eric Glasgow; Lord Byron and His Religious Pronouncements in Cain, Don Juan, and A Vision of Judgement by Maria Emanuela Eisl; Edward Lear in Greece by Eric Glasgow; Pippa Passes reconsidered by Ashok Sengupta; Swinburne's Debt to Greek Literature by Eric Glasgow; Benjamin Jowett and The Greeks by Eric Glasgow. Salzburg. Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik Universitat Salzburg. 1981. pp. 102. 8vo. Paperback. Front cover stamped Review Copy. Salzburg Studies in English Literature under the Direction of Professor Erwin A. Sturzl. Romantic Reassessment. Editor: Dr. James Hogg. No.87.3. Includes chapters on Byron, Lear & Swinburne

Reference: 108370

 
HOLLIS, Christopher. LETTERS TO A SISTER. £ 6.00

London. Hollis & Carter. 1947. pp. vii, 190. 8vo. D/W, frayed.

Reference: 45290

 
HOLLOWAY, John. THE COLOURS OF CLARITY. Essays on Contemporary Literature and Education. £ 6.00

London. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1964. pp. ix, 166. 8vo. D/W, very slightly frayed.

Reference: 42784

 
HOPE, T.E.; T.B.W. Reid, Roy Harris & Glanville Price. (Editors). LANGUAGE, MEANING AND STYLE. Essays in Memory of Stephen Ullman. £ 5.00

Leeds University Press. 1981. pp. (vii), 173. Frontis. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 19690

 
HUGHES, Ted. MANUSCRIPT DRAFT regarding the International Anual Poetry Festival and the Greek Poet, Jannis Ritsos. £ 750.00

Manuscript Undated Undated single A4 sheet. On reverse is a photocopy of a printed page with a Gaelic poem Is E Crioch Araidh and Man's Chief End. Hughes talks about how in 1966, as a member of the Arts Council Literary Panel, he was asked by Eric White to organise the annual Poetry Festival, which was to be made International. He sets the scene with reference to Flower Power and the Beatles, and says in regard to the festival that 'the whole thing took of in a phenominal way ... and poets who took part still talk of it as the best.' He then recounts how he was asked by some Greek exiles to collect the signatures of all the poets and attach them to a letter to be sent to the Times in support of Jannis Ritsos, the left wing Greek poet who, at that time had been imprisoned by the right wing Greek regime. Hughes did as he was asked but the Times did not publish the letter as they had already commented on the situation and 'felt they had done enough.' Among the signaturies were Octavio Paz, Pablo Neruda, John Berryman, Ted Hughes, Allen Ginsberg, William Empson, Yehuda Amichai, and Hugh MacDiarmid. Hughes notes that 'The poets had never been together before, & were never together again.' There is quite a lot of crossing out in the manuscript.

Reference: 12787

 
HUGO, Victor. THE DISTANCE, THE SHADOWS. £ 4.00

Selected Poems translated by Harry Guest. London. Anvil Press Poetry. 1981. pp. 239. 8vo. Paperback. Covers unevenly faded all over.

Reference: 6543o

 
HUTCHINGS, W.B. & William Ruddick. (Editors). THOMAS GRAY. Contemporary Essays. £ 12.00

Contributors are Bernard Beatty, T.W. Craik, Angus Easson, David Fairer, Malcolm Hicks, W.B. Hutchings, Anne McDermott, Vincent Newey, William Ruddick, Richard Terry, Paul Whiteley, & Paul Williamson. Liverpool University Press. 1993. pp. viii, 279. 8vo. D/W. Edge of text block beginning to brown. Liverpool English Texts and Studies series. General EDitors Jonathan Bate, Bernard Beatty, & Kelvin Everest. ISBN 9780853232681. A very good copy.

Reference: 101310

 
IRESON, J.C.; I.D. McFarlane & Garnet Rees. (Editors). STUDIES IN FRENCH LITERATURE presented to H.W. Lawton by colleagues, pupils and friends. £ 5.00

Manchester University Press; New York. Barnes & Noble. 1968. pp. vii, 335. Frontis. 8vo. D/W, spine faded.

Reference: 11912

 
JAMES, D.G. SCEPTICISM AND POETRY. An Essay on the Poetic Imagination. £ 6.00

London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1960. pp. 276, (iv) of adverts. 8vo. D/W, spine slightly faded. Previous owners inscription on front free endpaper. 2nd impression.

Reference: 84190

 
JOHNSON, Clifford R. PLOTS AND CHARACTERS IN THE FICTION OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH AUTHORS. £ 16.00

Archon Books; Dawson. 1977 - 1978. 2 vols. pp. xx, 270; xxv, 243. 8vo. Cloth, slightly marked. Vol 1 covers Swift, Defoe & Richardson; Vol 2 covers Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, Johnson & Goldsmith. The Plots and Character series General Editor Robert L. Gale.

Reference: 69656

 
JONES, Gwyn. BACKGROUND TO DYLAN THOMAS and Other Explorations. £ 5.00

Oxford & New York. Oxford University Press. 1992. pp. ix, 210. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 9036

 
JONES, P. Mansell. THE ASSAULT ON FRENCH LITERATURE and Other Essays. £ 5.00

Manchester University Press. 1963. pp. xvii, 197. 8vo. D/W. Occasional pencil markings in the margins.

Reference: 176787

 
KASTNER, L.E. A HISTORY OF FRENCH VERSIFICATION. £ 5.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1903. pp. xx, 312. 8vo. Cloth, slightly marked, spine faded. Pencil notations in the margins.

Reference: 20641

 
KNODEL, Arthur. SAINT-JOHN PERSE. A Study of His Poetry. £ 6.00

Edinburgh University Press. 1966. pp. 214. Frontis, facsimile. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed.

Reference: 6807

 
LANDOR, Walter Savage. PROSE SAYINGS AND VERSE from the Works of. £ 5.00

Hull. J.R. Tutin. ND. Circa 1906. pp. 32. Frontis. Small 8vo. Original printed wrapper. The Hull Booklets III.

Reference: 14879

 
LEACHMAN, E.W. THOSE DREADFUL CHOIR-BOYS. Formerly entitled "Diverting Stories of Clerical Life". £ 8.00

London. H.R. Allenson Ltd. (Circa 1923). pp. 281, (xvi) of adverts. 8vo. Green cloth unevenly faded. Cheaper editon. A very good copy.

Reference: 7803

 
LEGOUIS, Pierre. ANDREW MARVELL. Poet, Puritan, Patriot. £ 6.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1965. pp. xi, 252. 8vo. Blue cloth. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. A very good, clean copy.

Reference: 28415

 
LERANBAUM, Miriam. ALEXANDER POPE'S 'OPUS MAGNUM' 1729 - 1744. £ 5.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1977. pp. xv, 187. Frontis. 8vo. D/W

Reference: 21539

 
LEVINE, Caroline & Mark W. Turner. (Editors). FROM AUTHOR TO TEXT. Re-reading George Eliot's Romola. £ 9.00

Contributors are Susan Bernardo, Andrew Brown, David Carroll, Julian Corner, Beryl Gray, Chris Greenwood, Caroline Levine, Leonee ormond, Shona Elizabeth Simpson, & Mark W. Turner. Aldershot. Ashgate. 1998. pp. xii, 217. 13 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock.

Reference: 6927

 
LEWIS, Wyndham. EZRA POUND. Un saggio e tre disegni. £ 15.00

Milano. Pesce d'Oro. 1958. pp. 19. 3 plates. 8vo. Printed wrapper, stapled as issued. No. 476 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Fascicoli del Verri N. 1. A very goods copy.

Reference: 10875

 
MACKENZIE, Compton. THE STOLEN SOPRANO. A Novel. £ 5.00

London. Chatto & Windus.. 1965. pp. 224. 8vo. D/W, faded and frayed. 1st edition. A clean copy.

Reference: 65380

 
MAJID, Farida. (Editor). THURSDAY EVENING ANTHOLOGY. £ 8.00

Drawings by Feliks Topolski. London. The Salamander Imprint. 1977. pp. 72. Illustrated. Royal 8vo. Paperback. Limited edition of 500 copies.

Reference: 14847

 
MARVELL, Andrew. THE POEMS AND LETTERS. £ 30.00

Edited by H.M. Margoliouth. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1952. 2 vols. pp. xv, 347; vii, 373. Frontis’s, 2 plates, 2 facsimiles. 8vo. Blue cloth. 2nd edition. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A very good copy.

Reference: 12279

 
McDONALD, Fr. Allan of Eriskay. BARDACHD MHGR AILEIN. The Gaelic Poems. £ 35.00

Prepared for publication, with some translations by John Lorne Campbell. Edinburgh. T & A Constable. 1965. pp. 136. Frontis. 8vo. D/W, very slightly frayed and browned. The majority of the text is in Gaelic with an Obituary by Canon A MacKintosh and a Precis of the Poems in English.

Reference: 24617

 
McGANN, Jerome J. SOCIAL VALUES AND POETIC ACTS. The Historical Judgment of Literary Work. £ 6.00

Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. 1988. pp. xii, 279. 8vo. D/W, faded and frayed. ISBN 0674814959. A good copy.

Reference: 2440

 
MEYNELL, Alice. THE WARES OF AUTOLYCUS. Selected Literary Essays of Alice Meynell. £ 5.00

Chosen and Introduced by P.M. Fraser. London. Oxford University Press. 1965. pp. xv, 170. Frontis. 8vo. D/W, foxed, faded and frayed. Includes Andrew Marvell; The Ancient Mariner; The Five Odes of Keats; Blake; & Coleridge.

Reference: 9149

 
MILLER, Henry. SELECTED PROSE. £ 10.00

London. MacGibbon & Kee. 1965. 2 vols. pp. 560; 458. 8vo. D/Ws, slightly frayed. Spines faded.

Reference: 7185

 
NEWEY, Vincent. CENTRING THE SELF. Subjectivity, Society and Reading from Thomas Gray to Thomas Hardy. £ 18.00

Aldershot. Scolar Press. 1995. pp. xviii, 273. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9781859281512. A very good copy.

Reference: 8237

 
NICHOLSON, Derek E.T. THE POEMS OF THE TROUBADOUR PEIRE ROGIER. £ 6.00

Manchester University Press. 1976. pp .ix, 171. 8vo. D/W, spine slightly dulled.

Reference: 14815

 
O'FLAHERTY, Kathleen. THE NOVEL IN FRANCE 1945 - 1965. A General Survey. £ 6.00

Cork University Press. 1973. pp. 168. 8vo. D/W, badly faded. Occasional pencil markings in the margins.

Reference: 11035

 
OSBORNE, Dorothy. THE LETTERS OF DOROTHY OSBORNE TO WILLIAM TEMPLE. £ 10.00

Edited, by permission of Sir Edward Parry and of his publishers Messrs. Sherratt and Hughes, Ltd., and Messrs. J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd., by G.C. Moore Smith. Oxford. Clrendon Press. 1968. pp. li, 331. Frontis, 4 plates. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed, faded and stained. Reprint. A good clean copy.

Reference: 66225

 
OSBORNE, John. INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE. A Play. £ 5.00

London. Faber & Faber. 1965. pp. 115. 8vo. D/W, slightly browned. 1st edition.

Reference: 28438

 
O'SHEA, Edward. YEATS AS EDITOR. £ 8.00

Dublin. The Dolman Press. 1975. pp. 80. Frontis, 6 illustrations. 8vo. Printed wrapper, slightly marked. New Yeats Papers XII. General Editor Liam Millar.

Reference: 13524

 
OUEIJAN, Naji B. THE PROGRESS OF AN IMAGE. The East in English Literature. £ 25.00

New York. Peter Lang. 1996. pp. (viii), 144. 8vo. Laminated boards. American University Studies. Series IV. English Language and Literature Vol 181. Inscribed on front free endpaper. Edge of text block slightly foxed. Internally clean, a good copy. ISBN 0820427128

Reference: 18181

 
OWEN, Harold. JOURNEY FROM OBSCURITY. Wilfred Owen 1893 - 1918. Memoirs of the Owne Family. £ 60.00

London. Oxford University Press. 1963 - 1965. 3 vols. pp. xiii, 274; ix, 292; xi, 263. 3 frontis's, 23 plates. 8vo. D/Ws, all three rubbed at base of spine. Vol 1 - Childhood; Vol 2 - Youth; Vol 3 - War. A good set, internally clean, all volumes 1st editions.

Reference: 71370

 
PETTAVEL, John. THE UNBLEST. Four Stories. £ 10.00

Aldington. Hand & Flower Press. 1950. pp. (vi), 220. 8vo. D/W, slightly faded.

Reference: 7020

 
POUND, Ezra. LE NUVOLE DI PISA. £ 20.00

Con un ritratto inedito di Giuseppe Vivani. Milano. 1973. pp. 36. Frontis. Minature paperback. 2.25" x 2.75".

Reference: 209800

 
POUND, Ezra. LETTRES DE PARIS. £ 20.00

Chroniques du Dial traduites par Marie Milési, Jean-Michel Rabaté et François Dominique. Introduction et Notes de Jean-Michel Rabaté. Plombieres-les-Dijon. Ulysse fin de siecle. 1988. pp 137. 8vo. Paperback. Out of secquence of a limited edition of 500 copies.

Reference: 11332

 
PRAWER, Siegbert S, R. Hinton Thomas & Leonard Forster. (Editors). ESSAYS IN GERMAN LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND SOCIETY. £ 6.00

Contributors are Clair Baier, W.H. Bruford, Leonard Forster, Trevor Jones, C.P. Magill, Alan Marshall, F.P. Pickering, Siegbert S. Prawer, Leslie Seiffert, Keith Spalding, F.J. Stopp, R. Hinton Thomas, H.M. Waidson, P.B. Wiener, Elizabeth M. Wilkinson & L.A. Willoughby, Wilfried van der Will, & Kurt Wolfel. University of London. Institute of Germanic Studies. 1969. pp. x, 244. 4 plates. 8vo. D/W, slightly torn.

Reference: 7329

 
PRESS, John. THE FIRE AND THE FOUNTAIN. An Essay on Poetry. £ 5.00

Oxford University Press. 1955. pp. (ix), 256. 8vo. D/W, fslightly sunned. Endpapers slightly browned. A very good copy

Reference: 17200

 
PRESTON, Peter. A D.H. LAWRENCE CHRONOLOGY. £ 18.00

London. MacMillan. 1994. pp. xxi, 208. 8vo. D/W. MacMillan Author Chronologies. General Editor: Norman Page.

Reference: 4442

 
PROUDFIT, Charles L. (Editor). LANDOR AS CRITIC. £ 5.00

London. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1979. pp. xiv, 358. 8vo. D/W, spine faded. Routledge Critics Series General Editor B.C. Southam.

Reference: 10919

 
PROUST, Marcel. LETTERS TO A FRIEND. £ 5.00

Translated by Alexander abd Elizabth Henderson. London. The Falcon Press. 1949. pp. 196. 8vo. Red cloth, front board slightl y warped.

Reference: 30374

 
QUINN, Patrick J. THE GREAT WAR AND THE MISSING MUSE. The Early Writings of Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon. £ 5.00

Selinsgrove. Susquenhanna University Press. 1994. pp. 297. 8vo. D/W. Previous owners bookplate stamp on half title and blind stamp of front free endpaper. A very good bright, clean copy.

Reference: 10273

 
RAINE, Kathleen. HOPKINS / NATURE AND HUMAN NATURE. The Third Annual Hopkins Lecture. £ 6.00

London. For the Hopkins Society by the Stanbrook Abbey Press. 1972. pp. 18. 8vo. Printed wrapper, stapled as issued, slightly faded.

Reference: 107888

 
RAMSEY, The Most Reverend A.M. ORATORY AND LITERATURE. £ 5.00

London. The English Association. 1960. pp. 9. 8vo. Wrapper stitched as issued, slightly dusty. The English Association Presidential Address 1960.

Reference: 17258

 
READ, herbert. FORM IN MODERN POETRY. £ 5.00

London. Vision Press Ltd. 1953. pp. 85. 8vo. D/W. 2nd imp. Previous owners name on front free endpaper.

Reference: 85813

 
REID, Forrest. WALTER DE LA MARE. A Critical Study. £ 6.00

London. Faber & Faber Ltd. 1939. pp. 256. Frontis. 8vo. D/W, dulled, frayed, & torn. Endpapers foxed.

Reference: 7351

 
RENDELL, Ruth & Colin Ward. UNDERMINING THE CENTRAL LINE. £ 6.00

London. Chatto & Windus. 1989. pp. 56. Paperback. Chatto CounterBlasts No. 7. Signed by the authors on the half title page.

Reference: 31266

 
RICHARDS, I.A. COMPLEMENTARIES. Uncollected Essays. £ 5.00

Edited by John Paul Russo. Manchester. Carcanet New Press. 1977. pp. xxiv, 293. 8vo. D/W, spine faded, slightly marked.

Reference: 8463

 
RIGG, A.G. A GLASTONBURY MISCELLANY OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY. A Descriptive Index of Trinity College, Cambridge MS. O.9.38 £ 10.00

Oxford University Press. 1968. pp. vii, 161. 8vo. D/W, frayed. From the library of John Fowles with his blindstamp and 2 pencil marks and a notation in the Introduction.

Reference: 10102

 
ROBERTS, Adam. ROMANTIC AND VICTORIAN LONG POEMS. A Guide. £ 12.00

Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 1999. pp. (viii), 223. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 15138

 
ROLFE, Leonard H. THE NOVELS OF ANDRE CHAMSON. £ 6.00

New York. Vantage Press. 1971. pp. 204. 8vo. D/W, slightly faded & frayed.

Reference: 26900

 
ROSSETTI, W.M. THE DIARY OF W.M. ROSSETTI 1870 - 1873. £ 25.00

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Odette Bornand. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1977. pp. xxiii, 302. Frontis. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 18413

 
ROYLE, Edward (Editor). THE INFIDEL TRADITION from Paine to Bradlaugh. £ 8.00

London. MacMillan. 1976. pp. xvii, 228. 8vo. D/W, spine slightly darkened. History in Depth series General Editor G.A. Williams

Reference: 482689

 
RUSKIN, John. SESAME AND LILIES. Two Lectures - 1. Of Kings' Treasuries; 2. Of Queens' Gardens. £ 12.00

London. George Allen. 1906. pp. xii, 180. Small 8vo. Quarter vellum with tan spine label and gilt decoration. Top edge gilt. Some foxing but a very pretty little book.

Reference: 68160

 
RUSSELL, William. CELLAR. A Play. £ 6.00

London. Allan Wingate. 1945. pp. (iv), 61. Fromtis. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed.

Reference: 12408

 
SCARFE, Francis. THE ART OF PAUL VALERY. A Study in Dramatic Monolgue. £ 6.00

London. William Heinemann Ltd. 1954. pp. xiii, 338. 8vo. D/W, torn. Edges browned. A reasonable copy

Reference: 111895

 
SCHEIWILLER, Giovanni e Vanni. EDIZIONI DI GIOVANNI E VANNI SCHEIWILLER 1925 - 1968. £ 20.00

Con uno scritto di Ezra Pound 1937. Milano. Pesce d'Oro. 1968. pp. 91. 8vo. Paperback.

Reference: 9706

 
SINGH, Pratap. POETS' VISION OF HISTORY. £ 10.00

Salzburg. Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik Universitat Salzburg. 1981. pp. iv, 106. 8vo. Paperback, front cover stamped Review Copy. Small amount of pencil markings in first chapter. Salzburg Studies in English Literature under the Direction of Professor Erwin A. Sturzl. Romantic Reassessment. Editor: Dr. James Hogg. No. 103. Includes chapters on Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Meredith, Hardy, & T.S. Eliot

Reference: 88830

 
SLAZMAN, Jack. (Editor). THE CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. £ 6.00

Contributors are Cameron Bardrick, Paul Bongiorno, Laura Henigman, Eric Lott, Paul M. McNeil, Nancy Nystul, Jane Remus, Lucy Rinehart, Clare Rossini, Mark Sherman, & J. Jordan Sullivan. Cambridge University Press. 1986. pp. (v), 286. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 7650

 
SMITH, Allan Gardner Lloyd. EVE TEMPTED. Writing and Sexuality in Hawthorne's Fiction. £ 10.00

London. Croom Helm; Totowa, NJ. Barnes and Noble Books. 1984. pp. (vi), 182. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed.

Reference: 188440

 
SOMTOW, S.P. VALENTINE. Return to Vampire Junction. £ 5.00

London. Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1992. pp. 383. 8vo. D/W. 1st edition. ISBN 0575050187. A bright, clean copy.

Reference: 8406

 
SPENCER, Michael. MICHEL BUTOR. £ 6.00

New York. Twayne Publishers Inc. 1974. pp. 187. 8vo. D/W. Twaynes World Author Series No. 275.

Reference: 69430

 
STAMY, Cynthia. MARIANNE MOORE AND CHINA. Orientalism and a Writing of America. £ 6.00

Oxford University Press. 1999. pp. xvi, 220. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 79910

 
STERNLICHT, Sanford. SIEGFRIED SASSOON. £ 5.00

New York. Twayne Publishers. 1993. pp. xi, 136. Frontis. 8vo. D/W. Twayne's English Authors Series No. 500. Previous owners bookstamp and blind stamp on front free endpaper with ink note inside front board. A very good copy. ISBN 0805770216

Reference: 8626

 
STEVENS, Paul. IMAGINATION AND THE PRESENCE OF SHAKESPEARE IN PARADISE LOST. £ 12.00

University of Wisconsin Press. 1985. pp. ix, 270. 8vo. Grey cloth. There are the remains of occasional pencil marginalia which has been erased.

Reference: 7245

 
SUCKLING, Norman. PAUL VALERY and the Civilized Mind. £ 5.00

London. Oxford University Press. 1954. pp. xi, 285. 8vo. D/W. Pencil notations throughout.

Reference: 17660

 
THOMSON, David Cleghorn. I WOULD BE ACOLYTE. £ 25.00

Edinburgh. For the Author by Oliver & Boyd Ltd. 1960. pp. 64. Frontis. 8vo. Tissue wrapper marked and frayed. From the estate of the late Sir Compton Mackenzie by family descent. Inscribed by the author 'For Monty with affectionate 88th birthday greetings from David Cleghorn Thomson'. Mackenzie's full name was Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie.

Reference: 67220

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. FOUR LECTURES. The Civil Service as a Profession (1861); The Present Condition of the Northern States of the American Union (1862 or 1863); Higher Education of Women (1868); On English Prose Fiction as a Rational Amusement (1870). £ 65.00

Printed verbatim from the Original Texts. Edited with Collations, Notes, etc by Morris L. Parrish. For Morris L. Parrish by Constable and Co. London. 1938. pp (vii), 139. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Limited edition of 150 copies. Minor foxing throughout. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A very good copy.

Reference: 71171

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE NOBLE JILT. A Comedy. £ 120.00

Edited with a Preface by Michael Sadleir. London. Constable & Co. 1923. pp. xxiii, 182. 8vo. Original blind stamped red cloth, spine faded. Limited edition of 500 copies. With the bookplate of Carroll Atwood Wilson inside the front board and a previous owners nam on the front free endpaper. A very good copy. Sadleir 70

Reference: 15888

 
TURNER, Cheryl. LIVING BY THE PEN. Women writers in the eighteenth century. £ 12.00

London & New York. Routledge. 1992. pp. ix, 261. 5 graphs. 8vo. D/W, slightly creased.

Reference: 36970

 
WALLACE, Anne D. WALKING, LITERATURE, AND ENGLISH CULTURE. The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century. £ 12.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1994. pp. x, 265. 8vo. Paperback, spine faded. A good, clean copy. ISBN 0198183283

Reference: 9773

 
WARNER, The Rev Graham N. THE MUSE OF MORAYLAND. Being the County Lecture delivered to the London Morayshire Club on 17th October 1930. £ 20.00

Elgin. The Courant and Courier Office. (1931). pp. 40. 8vo. Printed wrapper, marked. The pamphlet was issued stapled together, the staples have rusted leaving a mark on all pages at the point of contact.

Reference: 102421

 
WAUGH, Alec. AUTOGRAPH LETTER to John Montgomery. £ 40.00

January 15th 1974. Folded air-letter form of blue paper posted in Gibralter with Waugh's Tangier address on reverse. 'No, I missed your piece about Evelyn in Gay News. That is one of the disadvantages of living abroad. I don't see many magazines and there's no TV. I never saw the A.G. Macdonald cricket match. I wonder when Christopher Sykes will get down to the biography of E.W. He is very dilatory. I won't say that he is in danger of missing the bus, but he has been preceded.'

Reference: 8853

 
WELDON, Fay. SACRED COWS. £ 6.00

London. Chatto & Windus. 1989. pp. 44. Paperback. Chatto CounterBlasts No. 4. Signed by the author on the half title page.

Reference: 8986

 
WELLESLEY, Dorothy. (Editor). THE ANNUAL being a Selection from the Forget-Me-Nots, Keepsakes and other Annuals of the Nineteenth Century. £ 6.00

With an Introduction by V. Sackville-West. London. Cobden-Sanderson. (1930). pp. xvi, 296. Frontis, 8 plates. 8vo. Printed boards, spine darkened and slightly rubbed.

Reference: 67100

 
WHITE, Hugh. NATURE AND SALVATION IN PIERS PLOWMAN. £ 5.00

Cambridge. D.S. Brewer. 1988. pp. vii, 128. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 085991271X. A very good copy.

Reference: 33302

 
WILLIAMS, Iolo A. BY-WAYS ROUND HELICO. A Kind of Anthology. £ 6.00

With an Introduction by J.C. Squire. London. William Heinemann. 1922. pp. xxiv, 152. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed.

Reference: 13745

 
WILLIAMSON, George. SEVENTEENTH CENTURY CONTEXTS. £ 5.00

London. Faber & Faber. 1960. pp. 291. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed. A good copy.

Reference: 77441

 
WILSON, Robin. EQUINOX. £ 5.00

London. Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1937. pp. 40. 8vo. D/W. Small amount of minor foxing.

Reference: 155870

 
WINTLE, Irene. PATCHWORK. Verse. £ 15.00

Hove. The Hove Shirley Press Ltd 1964. pp. 55. Small 8vo. Wrapper stapled as issued. From the estate of the late Sir Compton Mackenzie by family descent. Mackenzie's full name was Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie and the book has loosely inserted a two page letter from the author addressed to 'My dear Monty' reminiscing about the 1900s.

Reference: 37205

 
YARROW, P.J. CORNEILLE. £ 5.00

London. MacMillan & Co. Ltd. 1963. pp. ix, 325. 8vo. D/W, frayed. Edges foxed. Occasional markings in the margins.

Reference: 8086

 
 
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