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ANDERSSON, Theodore M. THE LEGEND OF BRYNHILD. £ 30.00

Cornell University Press. 1980. pp. 269. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed. Edge of text block foxed. Islandica Vol XLIII. ISBN 0801413028. A very good copy.

Reference: 70540

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
BRAVERMAN, 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

 
BRETON, Nicholas; George Wither; & William Browne (of Tavistock). PASTORAL POEMS; Selected Poetry; Pastoral Poetry. £ 5.00

Hull. J.R. Tutin. 1906. pp. 64. Small 8vo. Foxed. Unopened. Original printed wrapper. The Pembroke Booklets (First Series) III.

Reference: 28115

 
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

 
BURNS, Edward. (Editor). READING ROCHESTER. £ 10.00

Liverpool University Press. 1995. pp. (viii), 232. 1 illustration. 8vo. D/W, spine faded. ISBN 0853230382. A very good, clean copy.

Reference: 822035

 
CAESAR. A.G. Way. (translator). ALEXANDRIAN WAR; AFRICAN WAR; SPANISH WAR. Loeb Classical Library No. 402. £ 10.00

Harvard University Press. 1997. pp. xiv, 426. 5 maps. Small 8vo. D/W. Reprint. ISBN 0674994434. Text in English and Latin. A very good copy.

Reference: 139270

 
CAREW, Thomas. POEMS. £ 5.00

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

Reference: 26577

 
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

 
CICERO. L.H.G. Greenwood (Translator). THE VERRINE ORATIONS. Against Caecilius. Against Verres: Part One, Part Two, Books I and II. Loeb Classical Library No. 221. Vol 1 only. £ 10.00

Harvard University Press & William Heinemann Ltd. 1978. pp. xxvi, 504, 8 of adverts. Small 8vo. D/W, very slightly frayed. Reprint. English ISBN 0434992216. Text in English and Latin. A very good copy.

Reference: 60871

 
CICERO. W. Glynn Williams; M. Cary; & Mary Henderson. (Translators). THE LETTERS TO HIS BROTHER QUINTUS; THE LETTERS TO BRUTUS; HANDBOOK OF ELECTIONEERING; & LETTER TO OCTAVIAN. Vol XXVIII. Loeb Classical Library No.462. £ 12.00

Harvard University Press. 1989. pp. xxix, 383 - 824. 8 of adverts. Small 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed. Reprint. ISBN 0674995090. Text in English and Latin. A very good copy.

Reference: 7107

 
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

 
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. £ 6.00

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

 
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

 
DIO. Earnest Cary (Translator on the basis of the version of Herbery Baldwin Foster). DIO'S ROMAN HISTORY in Nine volumes. Loeb Classical Library No. 32. £ 10.00

Harvard University Press. 1990. pp. xxxii, 449. Small 8vo. D/W. Reprint. ISBN 0674990366. Text in English and Greek. A very good copy.

Reference: 65790

 
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. £ 375.00

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 frontisís, 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

 
FONTENELLE, Bernard de. A PLURALITY OF WORLDS. John Glanvill's Translation with a Prologue by David Garnett. £ 35.00

London. The Nonesuch Press. 1929. pp. x, 138, (ii). 8vo. Vellum. No 1501 of a limited edition of 1600 printed on Van Gelder paper at the Curwen Press with colour stencilled decoration s by T.L. Poulton. Lacking slip case.

Reference: 22158

 
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

 
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. £ 8.00

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

 
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

 
HOLLAND, John. THE HOPES OF MATRIMONY: A Poem. £ 75.00

London. Francis Westley. 1822. pp. viii, 68. Frontis. 8vo. Modern, marbled wrapper with front board label. Title page off set. With the bookplate of J O Edwards.

Reference: 7458

 
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

 
HOOD, Thomas. THE LETTERS OF THOMAS HOOD. £ 8.00

Ecited Peter F. Morgan. Toronto. University of Toronto Press. 1973. pp. xxviii, 703. Frontis, occasional illustrations in the text. 8vo. D/W, slightly rubbed. University of Toronto, Department of English Studies and Texts 18. Good, clean copy.

Reference: 5450

 
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

 
HUTTON, Richard H. SIR WALTER SCOTT. £ 14.00

London. MacMillan & Co. Ltd. 1907. pp. vii, 182. 8vo. Full pink calf, spine with label and gilt decoration, faded. All edges gilt. School Prize from Hymers College, Hull with the school coat of arms on the front board in gilt. A hansome book. English Men of Letters series edited by John Morley.

Reference: 60307

 
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

 
JOHNSON, Clifford R. PLOTS AND CHARACTERS IN THE FICTION OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH AUTHORS. £ 10.00

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, 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

 
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. £ 10.00

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

 
LODGE, Thomas; Robert Greene; & Samuel Daniel. SONGS AND SONNETS; Lyrics from Romances, etc; Selected Verse. £ 5.00

Hull. J.R. Tutin. 1906. pp. 64. Small 8vo. Foxed. Original printed wrapper. The Pembroke Booklets (First Series) VI.

Reference: 7442

 
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. Frontisís, 2 plates, 2 facsimiles. 8vo. Blue cloth. 2nd edition. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A very good copy.

Reference: 12279

 
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

 
MEE, Huan. (Walter E. and Charles H. Mansfield) A DIPLOMATIC WOMAN. £ 750.00

London. Sands & Co. 1900. pp. (vi), 181, (i), (ii) of adverts. 8vo. Pictorial cloth. 6 stories entitled The Russian Cipher; Le Diable; The Abducted Ambassador; Prince Ferdinand's Entanglement; A Deal with China; & Monsieur Roche's Defeat featuring the early female spy Mademoiselle Aide Lerestelle

Reference: 6432

 
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

 
MEYNELL, Francis. POEMS & PIECES 1911 to 1961. £ 25.00

London. The Nonesuch Press. 1961. pp. 59. 8vo. D/W. Limited edition of 750 copies printed by the Stellar Press in Bembo types on Van Gelder handmade paper. Out of series copy. WEith the prospectus for the book loosely inserted.

Reference: 51932

 
MONTGOMERY, James. SONGS OF ZION; being Imitations of Psalms. £ 100.00

London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. 1822. pp. vii, 153. 12mo. Ful, blind stamped blue calf, with spine labels. Hinges rubbed and corners bumped. 1st edition. With the bookplate of J O Edwards.

Reference: 25433

 
MORISON, J. Cotter. MACAULAY. £ 14.00

London. MacMillan & Co. Ltd. 1902. pp. (viii), 193. 8vo. Full pink calf, spine with label and gilt decoration. All edges gilt. School Prize from Hymers College, Hull with the school coat of arms on the front board in gilt. A hansome book. English Men of Letters series edited by John Morley.

Reference: 229708

 
NEWEY, Vincent. CENTRING THE SELF. Subjectivity, Society and Reading from Thomas Gray to Thomas Hardy. £ 10.00

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

 
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

 
PAGE, Norman. AN OSCAR WILDE CHRONOLOGY. £ 30.00

London. MacMillan. 1991. pp. x,105. 8vo. D/W. MacMillan Author Chronologies series. ISBN 033346073. A very good copy.

Reference: 9428

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

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

Reference: 7020

 
PLATER, Alan. THE TROUBLE WITH ABRACADABRA. £ 6.00

London. Macmillan Education. 1979. pp. 48. Illustrated by Trevor Stubley, 8vo. Paperback. Reprint. Club 75 book. Inscribed on the title page by the author 'for Mrs Deighton (my only ever children's book - & now out of print!) with affection & admiration Alan Plater July '82'

Reference: 820720

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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. £ 20.00

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

Reference: 18413

 
ROSSETTI, William Michael. Editor William E. Fredeman. THE P.R.B. JOURNAL. William Michael Rossetti's Diary of the Pre-Raphelite Brotherhood 1849 - 1853 together with other Pre-Raphaelite Documents. Edited from the original Manuscript with an Introduction and Notes. £ 20.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1975. pp. xxvii, 282. Frontis, 10 plates. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 0198125054. A very good, bright copy.

Reference: 10856

 
RUSSELL, William. CELLAR. A Play. £ 6.00

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

Reference: 12408

 
SCHEIWILLER, Giovanni e Vanni. EDIZIONI DI GIOVANNI E VANNI SCHEIWILLER 1925 - 1968. £ 10.00

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

Reference: 9706

 
SHEPHERD, Stella; BETJEMAN, Sir John. LIKE A MANTLE THE SEA ARCHIVE including Letters from Sir John Betjeman and 2 of his books, signed. £ 850.00

London. G. Bell & Sons Ltd. 1971. Archive consists of a 1st edition of Like a Mantle the Sea; Proof Copy marked in green ink; Carbon copy; the manuscript written in pencil; a folder of reviews including a letter from the Scottish Education Department (Stella Shepherd was a teacher on Papa Stour in the Shetlands, which is the subject of the book); and a letter from the publisher regarding VAT.The Betjeman Section contains 3 typed letters all from 43 Cloth Fair, London signed to Stella Shepherd from Betjeman, one dated 28th August 1969, another 17th June 1970, this letter has a hand written note 'It was great fun meeting Mr Shepherd here & crossing over (?????) Bartholomew to have coffee with him & my bookseller friend Dusty Miller'; the last letter is dated 27th August 1971. This latter letter praises Like a Mantle the Sea. There is a signed printed card of thanks on his appointment as Poet Laureate. Betjeman sent a copy of First and Last Loves, the paperback edition of 1969 with the 1970 letter. The book is inscribed 'To the Shepherds of Papa Stour with best wishes from John Betjeman 1970'. Also dated 1970 is the third edition of John Betjeman's Collected Poems Enlarged Edition with dust jacket.. This volume is inscribed 'To Mr & Mrs Shepherd of Papa Stour With best wishes from John Betjeman Shetland for ever! 1970'.

Reference: 6713

 
SIDNEY, Sir Philip; Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke; & Matthew Royden. SONNETS AND MISCELLANEOUS VERSE; Hymn to Astraea etc; Friend's Passion for his Astrophel. £ 5.00

Hull. J.R. Tutin. 1905. pp. 64. Small 8vo. Foxed. Unopened. Original printed wrapper becoming detached. The Pembroke Booklets (First Series) I.

Reference: 8543

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
STOKER, Bram. THE MYSTERY OF THE SEA. £ 2,750.00

London. William Heinemann. 1902. pp. xii, 498, (xxxv) of adverts. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth, very slightly rubbed at the corners. Edge of text block with some foxing. 1st edition, 2nd issue. Inscribed in Stoker's hand on the front free endpaper 'His Grace The Duke of Fife K.Y. with Bram Stoker's kind regards 19 August 1902.'. With the Duke of Fife's bookplate. Alexander Duff, the first Duke of Fife was maried to Louise, the Princess Royal, eldest daughter of the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII. Dalby 13 (c). First British Trade edition.

Reference: 18768

 
TACITUS. Clifford H. Moore (Translator). THE HISTORIES Books I - III. Loeb Classical Library No. 111. £ 12.00

Harvard University Press. & William Heinemann Ltd. 1968. pp. xviii, 479, 8 of adverts. 2 maps, folded. Small 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed. Reprint. Text in English and Latin. A very good copy.

Reference: 115360

 
TACITUS. John Jackson (Translator). THE ANNALS. Books XIII - XVI. Loeb Classical Library No. 322. £ 12.00

Harvard University Press. 1994. pp. (vi), 423. 2 maps. Small 8vo. D/W, very slightly frayed. Reprint. ISBN 0674993551. Text in English and Latin. A very good copy.

Reference: 15469

 
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

 
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 HELICON. 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

 
YEATS, W.B. REFLECTIONS. £ 35.00

Transcribed and edited by Curtis Nradford from The Journals. Dublin. The Cuala Press. 1970. pp. (iv), 63. 8vo. Quarter cloth, boards, with plain wrapper. Unopened. No. 330 of a limited edition of 500 copies

Reference: 89920

 
 
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