Twentieth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

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This is the ROBERT TEMPLE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE. It contains descriptions and notes relating to almost 18,000 titles in the fields of British and American literature, being the bulk of the stock that has passed through our hands since 1984, with the addition of a few earlier items of especial interest. Books currently in stock are not included, and it is therefore necessary to supplement your search by looking at our Current Catalogues. For the most part full bibliographical descriptions are given, though for some earlier items, catalogued when computing space was more restricted the details given are quite brief. For an account of the conventions adopted, the abbreviations used, and reference sources consulted, please see our information pages.




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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKS MODERN FIRSTS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File J: Twentieth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

GRAHAM (R.B. Cunninghame). [By] Gustavo Barroso: Mapirunga Translated And with Explanatory preface By R.B. Cunninghame Graham. 1924, Wm. Heinemann Limited. Post 8vo, printed in half-sheets; quarter parchment, white Japanese paper covered sides; a.e. uncut. Virtually fine copy in very slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

One of an edition limited to 375 copies numbered and signed by Graham. Graham's Preface occupies pp.5-14.

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GRAHAM (R.B. Cunninghame). Bibi. William Heinemann Ltd., 1929. Sm.4to; final blank; quarter black buckram, orange cloth sides, spine lettered down gilt; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Virtually fine copy in darkened dust-wrapper.

One of an edition limited to 250 copies numbered and signed by the author.

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GRAHAM (R.B. Cunninghame). Thirty Tales & Sketches. Selected by Edward Garnett. Duckworth, 3, Henrietta Street, 1929. Short demy 8vo; carmine cloth, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in rubbed and slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

Printed in the U.S.A.

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GRAHAM (R.B. Cunninghame). Mirages. William Heinemann Ltd., 1936. Blank before half-title, blank at end; fine-weave patterned dotted line ribbed carmine cloth, lettered gilt on spine, blocked with publisher's device blind on back cover. Slight foxing of edges; otherwise a fine copy in frayed and minutely chipped dust-wrapper.

An unusual and very pleasant patterned cloth, which we have not seen used elsewhere. A scarce late title.

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GRAHAM (Stephen). Everybody pays. Ernest Benn Limited, April 1932. Double f'cap 16mo, gathered in twenties; grey wrappers, cut flush, printed in black and blue up spine and on front wrapper, inside and back wrappers printed with publisher's advertisements in black. Fine copy.

Issued as Number 12 of Benn's ‘New Ninepenny Novels'. The curious collation results from the distribution of one further 16mo gathering among the other four of which the volume is composed. Graham was a member of the Redonda group.

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GRAHAM (Winifred). Vacant possession. Ernest Benn Limited, June 1932. Double f'cap 16mo; grey wrappers, cut flush, printed in black and blue up spine and on front wrapper, inside wrappers printed with publisher's advertisements, back wrapper with commercial advertisements, all in black. Fine.

Issued as Number 15 of Benn's ‘New Ninepenny Novels'.

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GRAHAME (Kenneth). The Headswoman. With Illustrations in Colour And Woodcuts by Marcia Lane Foster. John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1921. Frontispiece and seven plates in colours; wood-engraved head- and tail- pieces, and initial letters; integral advertisement leaf at end; publisher's full vellum, blocked pictorially black, lettered gilt, on front cover and spine, blocked gilt, blocked, ruled, and lettered black on spine; t.e.g., others uncut. Slight marking of covers, and end-papers a little foxed; otherwise a fine copy.

One of an edition printed on hand-made paper, and limited to only seventy-five numbered copies. The first illustrated edition of a work originally published in 1898.

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GRAHAME (Kenneth). First whisper Of ‘The wind in the willows'. Edited, with an Introduction, by Elspeth Grahame (Mrs. Kenneth Grahame). Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1944. Portrait frontispiece, one double-sided plate, and one double-sided facsimile; very light brown cloth lettered green on front cover and down spine. A fine copy in torn dust-wrapper with several minute chips.

A short story, and a series of letters from the author to his son constituting the earliest version of ‘The Wind in the Willows', both being here first printed from the mss.

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GRAND (Sarah). Babs the Impossible. Hutchinson & Co., 1901. Advertisement leaf excised before half-title; title-page printed in red and black; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[iii-viii]+387+[i (printer's imprint)]+[iv]; mottled grass-green rough buckram, ruled blind, lettered gilt, on diagonally fine ribbed dark green cloth onlay on front cover, lettered gilt on spine; red and yellow head and tail bands. Spine a trifle darkened; slight cracking of end-papers; ownership stamp removed from verso of title-page leaving slight thinning; otherwise a fine copy. Scarce.

Presentation copy, with the author's signed inscription to Joanna Harting, dated 28th March 1901, on front end-paper. The advertisement leaf appears to have been excised before issue, perhaps because the author disliked its presence at the start of her volume. It is usually found included as a single inset at the end, as in the Wolff copy. This title not in Sadleir; Wolff, 2667.

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GRAND (Sarah). Babs the Impossible. Hutchinson & Co., 1901. Advertisement leaf precedes half-title; title-page printed in red and black; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[viii]+388+[iv]; mottled grass-green rough buckram, ruled blind, lettered gilt, on diagonally fine ribbed dark green cloth onlay on front cover, lettered gilt on spine. Inscription on front end-paper; slight foxing of edges, first and last few leaves, and some margins; otherwise a fine copy. Scarce.

This title not in Sadleir; Wolff, 2667.

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GRAND (Sarah). Emotional Moments. London, Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 182, High Holborn, W.C., 1908, All Rights Reserved. Blank before half-title, blank at end; pp.[xxiv]+358+[ii]; brown fine linen-grain cloth, ruled blind, with ruled box and lettering, white, on front cover, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; text-paper end-papers. Very nice copy of a rare title.

This title not in Sadleir; Wolff, 2668, recording a copy of the same date, apparently belonging to a later printing, which he describes as: "Dark green linen lettered in black on front and in gold on spine". The collation is the same as ours, except that the final leaf is printed with advertisements instead of being blank, and is followed by an inserted leaf of advertisements. Since the binding of our copy looks primary, and it is more likely that advertisements should be added to the final leaf than removed from it, we assume the Wolff copy to have been secondary. The long Preface includes the report of a conversation with George Meredith.

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GRAVES (Robert). On English poetry: Being an Irregular Approach to the Psychology Of This Art, from Evidence Mainly Subjective. 1922, William Heinemann. Lge.post 8vo; cancel half-title leaf tipped onto a stub; final blank; pale brown boards printed with all over snakeskin pattern in black, buff labels printed in black on front cover and spine. Very slight foxing of top-edges and end-papers lightly embrowned; nonetheless a virtually fine copy of an uncommon book.

Higginson, A7b. Printed in America. First edition, English issue. 1,560 sets of sheets for the English issue were printed. The second binding, the first having been disliked by both William Nicholson (the designer) and by Graves, and consequently withdrawn. Graves' first work of criticism.

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GRAVES (Robert). Poetic Unreason And other Studies. Cecil Palmer Forty-nine Chandos Street W.C. 2, 1925. Blank before half-title; light violet buckram, paper spine label printed in violet. Vertical crease in front end-paper; spine slightly faded; otherwise an extremely fine copy in chipped and slightly rubbed dust-wrapper. Scarce in this condition.

The first issue binding. Presentation copy from L.A.G. Strong to his wife, with his holograph inscription, signed Leonard, and dated Christmas 1925, on the front end-paper.

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GRAVES (Robert). Poetic Unreason And other Studies. Cecil Palmer Forty-nine Chandos Street W.C. 2, 1925. Blank before half-title; light violet buckram, paper spine label printed in violet. Covers a little faded as almost always with this issue; first and last leaves foxed; edges slightly so; otherwise a nice copy.

The first issue binding, the later issue in dark blue cloth having no tendency to fade.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKS MODERN FIRSTS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File J: Twentieth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

GRAVES (Robert). Poetic Unreason And other Studies. Cecil Palmer Forty-nine Chandos Street W.C. 2, 1925. Blank before half-title; dark blue buckram, with no tendency to fade; paper spine label printed in blue. Covers creased, and showing some wear; label faded; text fine.

The front end-paper bears a neat inscription and the date ‘Jan 1928'. The second issue of the binding.

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GRAVES (Robert). Another future Of poetry. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C.1, 1926. Demy 8vo; final blank; pp.33+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; white thin card wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black with a design by Vanessa Bell; text-paper end-papers. Slight wear to paper at head and tail of spine, and end-papers foxed; otherwise a very nice copy.

Issued as No.18 of ‘The Hogarth Essays', first series. Woolmer, 92, describing the wrappers as ‘pale blue paper boards', which here they are certainly not. 1,000 copies were printed, of which four hundred were later pulped.

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GRAVES (Robert). Impenetrability Or The proper habit of English. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1926 [i.e., 1927]. F'cap 8vo; integral advertisement leaf at end; green boards printed in black. Spine and edges of boards faded; otherwise a nice copy.

Woolmer, 93. Published March 1927. One thousand copies were printed, of which four hundred were pulped. Issued as No.3 of The Hogarth Essays, Second Series.

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GRAVES (Robert). Lawrence and the Arabs. Illustrations edited by Eric Kennington. Maps by Herry Perry. Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square, 1927. Lge.post 8vo; portrait frontispiece and twenty-three plates, seven after Eric Kennington; four maps printed in black and red; sand coloured rough cloth, blocked with publisher's monogram device blind on back cover, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Nice copy.



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GRAVES (Robert). Lars Porsena Or The future of swearing And improper language. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., [1927]. Pott.8vo; final blank followed by 16pp. inserted advertisements on text-paper; black boards, paper label on spine and front cover. Covers rubbed; front free end-paper lacking; otherwise a nice copy.

Later issue, with reviews of this volume included in the advertisements. At some point this has served as a working copy for the author, whose signature, together with the publisher's address, appears, in pencil, on the back free end-paper. In addition, one page bears substantive additions, one the correction of an error in legal terminology (‘libel' for ‘slander' on p.47), and one the correction of a literal. The last page of the advertisements carries, again in the author's hand, an exemplary note. A revised edition of the book, not noticed by Higginson, was in fact published later in 1927, bearing both the date and statement of revision on the verso of the title-page. It presumably incorporates these corrections, and these further thoughts.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKS MODERN FIRSTS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File J: Twentieth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

GRAVES (Robert). Lars Porsena Or The future of swearing And improper language. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., [1927]. Pott.8vo; final blank followed by 16pp. inserted advertisements on text-paper; black boards, paper label on spine and front cover. Covers a trifle rubbed; otherwise a nice copy.

First issue, with an anouncement of this volume included in the advertisements, but without reviews.

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GRAVES (Robert). The English Ballad: A Short Critical Survey. Ernest Benn Ltd., Bouverie House, Fleet Street, 1927. Pp.[140]; rough red cloth, buff paper spine label printed in black; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Very nice copy.

With the spare label tipped in at the end.

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GRAVES (Robert). Mrs. Fisher, or The Future of Humour. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1928. Covers a little used; very nice internally.

Higginson A30. The first issue.

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GRAVES (Robert). Good-bye to all that: An Autobiography. Jonathan Cape, 1929. Lge.cr.8vo; frontispiece, and seven plates, one folding; orange Sundour cloth, blocked with publisher's monogram device blind on back cover, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. orange, others rough-trimmed. Spine darkened towards tail; otherwise a nice copy.

Connolly, Modern Movement, 61. Second issue, with the asterisks on pp.341-3 instead of the Sassoon poem, which was suppressed.

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GRAVES (Robert). I, Claudius. From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Emperor of the Romans Born B.C. 10 Murdered and deified A.D. 54. 1934, Arthur Barker. Large folding genealogy at end; orange cloth blocked black on front cover, ruled and lettered black on spine. Back cover slightly marked; genealogy lacking outermost section; inscriptions on end-papers; otherwise a fine copy.

The scarce remainder issue, distributed by W.H. Smith. A useful inscription on the back paste-down records the place and date of purchase of this copy: "Liverpool St. Stn./W.H. Smith/29:8:36".

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GRAVES (Robert). "Antigua, penny, puce". The Seizin Press. Deya, Majorca, And Constable & Company Ltd, 1936. Puce cloth lettered white on spine. Slight spotting of covers; one or two small marks in text; in general a nice copy.

A novel. Higginson, A46. The first issue: with misprints on pp.100

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GRAVES (Robert). The story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr. Milton. With two half-tone plates. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1943. Double lge.post 16mo; half-tone frontispiece, and one plate; fawn cloth, lettered navy blue on spine. Back end-papers slightly cracking; otherwise a nice copy.



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GRAVES (Robert). The Golden Fleece. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1944. Double demy 16mo; light dull blue cloth, lettered gilt on spine; end-papers printed with maps in black. Some slight fading of covers, and gilt a little dull; short tear in middle of front end-paper strengthened with an unassigned bookplate on the verso; otherwise a nice copy.



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GRAVES (Robert). The Transformations of Lucius Otherwise known as The golden ass By Lucius Apuleius Translated by Robert Graves. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middx., 1950. Blank precedes series title; half-title not called for; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; white wrappers printed in black and purple. Some slight wear to wrappers, and corners just a trifle bruised; otherwise in general a nice copy.

Penguin L11. There was also a signed edition limited to 2,000 numbered copies, bound in vellum backed marbled boards, with dust-wrapper and printed slip-case.

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GRAVES (Robert). Homer's daughter. Cassell & Company Ltd, London, 1955. Sm.cr.8vo; final blank; pp.[xviii]+204+[ii]; black fine beaded linen-grain boards lettered gilt on spine. Nice copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper strengthened with tissue on verso.

Coded ‘F.1154' on verso of title-page, beneath printer's imprint. A novel based on Butler's thesis that the Odyssey was composed by a woman and was written at Drepanum in Western Sicily . . .

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GRAVES (Robert). Adam's Rib and other anomalous elements in The Hebrew Creation Myth. A new view by Robert Graves with wood-engravings by James Metcalf. Trianon Press, 1955. Lge.imp.8vo; half-title followed by limitation leaf; title-page printed in brown and black; final blank; brown cloth lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper and rubbed slip-case.

One of an edition limited to 250 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator.

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GRAVES (Robert). The Greek myths. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, 1955. 2 Vols.; blank before half-title and 12pp. integral advertisements at end in volume one; 4pp. integral advertisements, followed by large tipped-in folding map printed in black and pale khaki at end of volume two; white wrappers printed in black and brown. Margins embrowned throughout; inscription on each half-title; otherwise a very nice copy.

Penguins 1026 and 1027.

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GRAVES (Robert). Winter In Majorca By George Sand With Jose Quadrado's Refutation of George Sand Translated and annotated By Robert Graves. Valldemosa Edition, Mallorca, 1956. Map on text-paper and two double-sided plates; white card wrappers coated yellow and printed in red and black on front cover and spine. Nice copy.



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GRAVES (Robert). The siege And fall Of Troy. Illustrated by Walter Hodges. Cassell, 1962. Demy 8vo; frontispiece, double spread map, and numerous illustrations on text-paper, all included in the pagination; final blank; pp.[xiv]+128+[ii]; milk coffee coloured boards, blocked with small device blind blind on back cover; lettered gilt on and up spine. Fine copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

Juvenile.

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GRAY (Alasdair). Something Leather. Jonathan Cape, London 1990 / Alasdair Gray For Flo Allan. Double demy 16mo; decorated prelims.; double-spread title-leaf utilising verso of half-title, epigraph leaf, and Contents leaf precede start of text; large historiated initials, and decorative tailpieces to chapters; decorated acknowledgements page, and leaf bearing publisher's initials device and decorations on recto, decorations on verso, precede final blank; pp.251+[i]+[ii]+[ii]; dull light blue cloth textured boards, lettered and elaborately blocked gilt on sides and spine; end-papers coated bright yellow. Letter ‘D' within a circle lightly rubber stamped on lower-edges; otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper.

One of the most interestingly designed and arresting books of recent times. In this copy the following errata have been noted (state or issue significance, if any, undetermined): last two lines at foot of p.131 repeated at top of p.132; p.132, last line, ‘religious' for ‘religion'; p.178, l.3 ‘open' for ‘opens'; p.213, penultimate line, ‘fels' for ‘feels'; p.215, l.8, ‘from' for ‘front'; and p.240, l.30, space at start of line.

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GRAY (Maxwell [i.e., Miss Mary Gleed Tuttiett].). The Suspicions of Ermengarde. London, John Long, Norris Street, Haymarket, (All righths reserved), 1908. Integral advertisement leaf at end, included in the pagination; pp.383+[i (blank)]; mottled bright blue rough buckram, ruled blind on sides, gilt on spine, lettered black on front cover, gilt on spine; fore-edges rough trimmed, lower-edges uncut. Nice copy.

A scarce late title by the author of ‘The Silence of Dean Maitland', ‘The Reproach of Annesley', etc.

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GRAY (Thomas). Occasional memorandums: Being extracts from a journal For the year 1767 now first Printed from the original Manuscript. Stanford Dingley, The Mill House Press, 1950. Blank precedes title-page; half-title not called for; grey cloth lettered black up spine; uncut edges. Cloth badly mottled by damp, and lettering partly lacking from spine; internally a fine copy.

Of a total edition of one hundred and seven copies printed by Kyrle Leng and Robert Gathorne-Hardy, this is one of one hundred copies printed on buff hand-made paper. Includes a 5pp. Preface by Roger Senhouse. The first publication of the contents of a ms. note-book kept by Gray.

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GREEN (Henry [ i.e., Henry Vincent Yorke]). Loving: A Novel by Henry Green. The Hogarth Press, 37 Mecklenburgh Square, London, W.C.1, 1945. Sm.double cr.16mo; blank at end; pp.229+[iii]; light blue cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Slight fading of cloth; much of back free end-paper torn away; poor quality war-time paper very lightly embrowned throughout; nonetheless, a nice copy.

Woolmer, 519: 4,000 copies printed.

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GREEN (Julian). Avarice house. Translated from the French by Marshall A. Best. Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1927. 4pp. integral advertisements at end; yellow-green linen-grain cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on front cover and spine, and with gilt rule on spine; t.e. green, others uncut; end-papers printed in green. Slight foxing of covers; otherwise a fine copy in torn dust-wrapper strengthened on verso with ghost tape.

First edition in English of Green's first novel, published originally in France under the title ‘Mont-Cinère'.

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GREEN (Julian). The Closed Garden. Translated from the French by Henry Longan Stuart. With an Introduction by Andre Maurois. Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1928. 6pp. integral advertisements followed by imprint leaf at end; black buckram, blocked and lettered gilt on front cover and spine; t.e. red, others uncut; end-papers printed in red. Fine copy in minutely frayed dust-wrapper faded a trifle on spine.

First edition in English of Green's second novel, published originally in France under the title ‘Adrienne Mesurat'. ‘First printed in America, May 1928' on verso of title-page. The dust-wrapper bears the legend ‘First Printing 90 Thousand Copies'.

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GREEN (Julian). The Strange river. William Heinemann Limited, 1933. Light grey-green buckram blocked with publisher's device black on back cover, blocked and lettered black on spine. Spine faded, back cover very slightly marked; first and last few leaves and edges foxed; otherwise a nice copy.

First edition in English. Translated from the French by Vyvyan Holland.

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GREEN (F.L.). Mist On the Waters. Michael Joseph, 1948. Double cr.16mo; black cloth, blocked and lettered silver on spine. Fine copy in minutely frayed dust-wrapper darkened on spine, complete with the ‘Book Society Recommend' wrap-around flash.



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GREEN (F.L.). The Magician. Michael Joseph, 1951. Lge.16mo; black cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Small hole in cloth of spine, and gilt partly oxydised; otherwise a near-fine copy in badly chipped dust-wrapper with wraparound remainder flash.

The flash is the only evidence of the book's remainder status.

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GREENE (Graham). The man within. William Heinemann Ltd., 1929. Final blank; charcoal cloth ruled blind on front cover, gilt on spine, spine lettered gilt, back cover blocked with publisher's device blind. Spine slightly faded, as usual; edges lightly foxed; otherwise a nice copy.

Greene's first novel. Wobbe, A2a.

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GREENE (Graham). Rumour at Nightfall. William Heinemann Ltd, 1931. Title-page printed in scarlet and black; deep pink buckram, blocked emblematically blind on front cover, with publisher's device blind on back cover, lettered gilt on spine. Back cover very badly damp-darkened; back paste-down just a trifle marked; otherwise a very nice copy, fine in point of text.

Greene's third novel, and somewhat scarcer than either of its predecessors. Only 500 copies are said to have been issued. Apparently a review copy, the legend ‘Nov.2 7/6 net' being written in pencil on the front free end-paper. Wobbe, A4a. Greene disliked this book, which was withdrawn at the author's request - a fate which also overtook the American edition of the same year.

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GREENE (Graham). Stamboul train. William Heinemann Ltd., 1932. Blank before half-title; pp.[xii]+307+[i (blank)]; black buckram, ruled blind on front cover, publisher's device blind on back cover, spine blocked and lettered gilt. Gilt dull and rubbed, spine damp-spotted, sides a trifle so; internally a fine copy.

First edition, second state of text. Changes had to be made to the text when J.B. Priestly, after seeing a review copy, threatened a libel action under the impression that the character of Mr. Savory was based on him. In this copy references to a pipe are present on pp.81-2, but the author mentioned is Chaucer and not Dickens. The covers in this copy measure vertically 189mm. Wobbe, A5a.

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GREENE (Graham). Stamboul train. William Heinemann Ltd., 1932. Blank before half-title; pp.[xii]+307+[i (blank)]; black buckram, ruled blind on front cover, publisher's device blind on back cover, spine blocked and lettered gilt. Very light foxing of prelims., final leaf and edges; otherwise a very nice, bright copy.

First edition, second state of text. Changes had to be made to the text when J.B. Priestly, after seeing a review copy, threatened a libel action under the impression that the character of Mr. Savory was based on him. In this copy references to a pipe are present on pp.81-2, but the author mentioned is Chaucer and not Dickens. A variant issue, slightly smaller in size than copies usually seen, the covers measuring vertically 186mm. Wobbe, A5a.

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GREENE (Graham). Stamboul train. William Heinemann Ltd., 1932. Blank before half-title; pp.[xii]+307+[i (blank)]; black buckram, ruled blind on front cover, publisher's device blind on back cover, spine blocked and lettered gilt. Very light foxing of final leaf; pictorial front panel of dust-wrapper tipped on to back paste-down; otherwise a nice copy.

First edition, second state of text. Changes had to be made to the text when J.B. Priestly, after seeing a review copy, threatened a libel action under the impression that the character of Mr. Savory was based on him. In this copy references to a pipe are present on pp.81-2, but the author mentioned is Chaucer and not Dickens. A variant issue, somewhat smaller in size than copies usually seen, the covers measuring vertically 184mm. Wobbe, A5a.

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GREENE (Graham). The Confidential agent: An entertainment. William Heinemann Ltd, 1939. Blank before half-title; integral advertisement leaf at end; deep powder-blue cloth, blocked with publisher's device blind on back cover, lettered cerise on spine; tan end-papers. Slight wear to cloth of spine, and covers slightly dusty; light embrowning throughout, and some foxing; a good copy only of a very scarce title.



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GREENE (Graham). The Confidential agent: An entertainment. William Heinemann Ltd., 1939. Blank before half-title; integral advertisement leaf at end; sky-blue rough cloth, blocked with publisher's device blind on back cover, lettered lake on spine; tan end-papers. Spine faded, and cloth a little worn at head of joints; prelims. foxed; poor quality paper lightly embrowned; a very good copy.



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GREENE (Graham). The Ministry of fear: An Entertainment. William Heinemann Ltd, 1943. Final blank; deep yellow cloth, printed with publisher's device black on back cover, lettered black on spine; buff end-papers. Spine very slightly faded, and corner of front cover darkened; otherwise nice.

Variant binding. The book is also found in pale yellow buckram, similarly printed in black.

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GREENE (Graham). Nineteen stories. William Heinemann Ltd, 1947. Sm. double cr.16mo; blank before half-title; pp.[viii]+231+[i (blank)]; charcoal cloth blocked with publisher's device blind on back cover, blocked and lettered silver on spine; tan end-papers. Very slight fading of spine; blank first and last page embrowned by contact with end-papers; otherwise a nice copy.

A difficult title. Wobbe, A20a.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. The Portrait Of a Lady By Henry James. With an Introduction by Graham Greene. The World's Classics. Geoffrey Cumberledge, Oxford University Press, 1947. Double pott 16mo; blank before half-title; pp.[2]+[xxix]+[i (blank)]+645+[i (printer's imprint)]; dark blue buckram, ruled blind on sides and spine, blocked with publisher's device blind on front cover, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper (unnecessarily) reinforced on back with brown paper on verso at tail of spine.

A handsome volume. Printed on India paper. Greene's Introduction occupies pp.v-xi. The first publication of this Introduction.

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GREENE (Graham). The heart Of the matter. William Heinemann Ltd, 1948. Blue glazed cloth blocked blind on back cover, lettered silver on spine; t.e. salmon red; tan end-papers. Very nice copy.

Wobbe, A21a.

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GREENE (Graham). The heart Of the matter. William Heinemann Ltd, 1948. Light brown cloth ruled and lettered black on spine, blocked black on front cover. Fine copy in dust-wrapper bearing a reduced price slip.

The remainder [Boots Library] issue.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. Why Do I Write? An exchange of views Between Elizabeth Bowen, Graham Greene, & V.S. Pritchett With a preface by V.S. Pritchett. Percival Marshall, 1948. Narrow Demy 8vo; final blank; white boards printed in pale grey green and carmine. Small piece chipped from tail of spine; otherwise a fine copy in chipped and torn dust-wrapper.



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GREENE (Graham). The Lost childhood And other essays. 1951, Eyre and Spottiswoode, London. Demy 8vo; pale grey cloth lettered gilt on spine; t.e. cerise. Gilt oxydised on spine; free end-papers lacking; otherwise a very nice copy.

Wobbe, A26a.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. John Gerard: The Autobiography of an Elizabethan. Translated from the Latin by Philip Caraman. With an Introduction by Graham Greene. Longmans, Green and Co, 1951. Demy 8vo; frontispiece, one double-sided and four single-sided plates; green fine rough buckram, lettered gilt on front cover and spine; t.e. green. Slight fading of covers and top-edges; end-papers a trifle foxed; otherwise a nice copy in slightly rubbed and darkened dust-wrapper.

Greene's Introduction ocupies pp.vii-xi.

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GREENE (Graham). The end of the Affair. William Heinemann Ltd, 1951. Pp.[vi]+237+[i (blank)]; grey cloth, blocked with publisher's device blind on back cover, lettered gilt on spine; buff end-papers. Light foxing of top- and fore- edges, and margins of first few leaves; recto of half-title and verso of last leaf embrowned by contact with the end-papers; otherwise a nice copy.



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[GREENE (Graham).]. Venus in The kitchen Or Love's Cookery Book By Pilaff Bey. Edited by Norman Douglas. Introduction by Graham Greene. With decorations by Bruce Roberts. William Heinemann Ltd, 1952. Demy 8vo; frontispiece after D.H. Lawrence, and one plate; decorated title-page in black and salmon, decorative fly-titles to the several sections in black and one colour, and facsimile of two holograph "Epitaphs" by Douglas, on text-paper; final blank; deep pink rough cloth, blocked black on sides, lettered black on spine. T.e. slightly foxed; otherwise a nice copy in chipped and frayed dust-wrapper.

Douglas's last book, published posthumously. Greene's Introduction occupies pp.vii-x.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. Men: A dialogue between Women By Allegra Sander. Translated from the French by Vyvyan Holland With a Prefatory letter by Graham Greene. [On facing leaf:] Decorations by Mervyn Peake. [On title-page:] The Cresset Press, 1955. Post 8vo; illustrations on text-paper; grey boards, panelled navy blue within gilt-ruled box, and lettered gilt, on front cover, lettered gilt across and down spine. Free end-papers a little stained, and edges very slightly foxed; otherwise fine.

Berkeley and Winnington, B18, describing the binding as ‘grey cloth'. The boards of the present copy are stamped with a good imitation of fine-weave cloth. This has been so with every copy we have seen, and we suspect that the Berkeley and Winnington description is erroneous.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. The spy's bedside book. An Anthology edited by Graham Greene And Hugh Greene. Rupert Hart-Davis, Soho Square, 1957. Frontispiece on verso of half-title; blue boards, blocked and lettered silver on spine. Fine copy in slightly marked and faded dust-wrapper.

With an Introduction by Graham Greene occupying pp.11-13.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. [By] Marjorie Bowen: The viper of Milan, A romance of Lombardy. With an introductory note by Graham Greene. The Bodley Head, 1960. Double post 16mo; blank before half-title, blank at end; dark blue muslin textured boards, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy.

Advance copy, the spine of the dust-wrapper bearing the remains of a printers' label to this effect. Reprint of a novel first published in 1906, but the first appearance of Greene's introduction.

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GREENE (Graham). In search of a Character: Two African Journals. The Bodley Head, 1961. Narrow cr.8vo; quarter scarlet cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine, two tone brown board sides; red and green silk headband, t.e. green; end-papers printed in olive brown. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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[GREENE (Graham).]. African Sketchbook. Preface by Graham Greene. Text and Drawings by Frederick Franck. Peter Davies, 1962. Landscape 8vo; double spread title-page, partly on verso of half-title; numerous illustrations on text-paper; green cloth blocked scarlet on front cover, lettered scarlet down spine, lake across it. Slight fading of front cover, otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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GREENE (Graham). The Power And The Glory. Time reading program Special edition. Time Incorporated / New York, 1962. Lge.post 8vo format, perfect bound; each of the four sections of the book divided of by a leaf of terra-cotta paper printed in white and black; blank at end; plastic-coated card wrappers, grey-green inside, white and colours outside, cut flush; issued without end-papers. Pinhole in upper margin of half-title (v. below); otherwise a fine copy.

Includes a five page Editors' Preface, and a five page Introduction by Greene, both here first published. The author's own file copy: pinned to the upper margin of the half-title leaf is a top copy carbon of a typed letter from Greene to Monica McCall, his then literary agent in America, commenting scathingly, and in detail, on the Editors' Preface, objecting to its ‘whole tone', listing eight substantial inaccuracies, and concluding: "Why don't they let the book stand on its own without this badly written and stupid preface?" A most interesting letter of some biographical interest. Two hundred and eighty words, one ink addition by Greene, and the recipient's name noted in ink in another hand.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. The Cafe Royal Story: A Living Legend Edited by Leslie Frewin With a foreword by Graham Greene. Hutchinson Benham, 1963. Double super roy.8vo; frontispiece, and twelve double-sided plates; numerous illustrations on text-paper; first gathering printed in cerise and black; end-papers printed pictorially in cerise; cream boards printed in cerise and black. Very slight dusting of covers; otherwise a fine copy in original clear plastic (?polythene) dust-wrapper printed on front flap in black - this slightly chipped and frayed at tail edge of back panel.



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GREENE (Graham). The Comedians. The Bodley Head, 1966. Lge.double cr.16mo; two blanks at end; green cloth lettered gilt down spine; t.e. lavender. Nice copy.

Wobbe, A48a.

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GREENE (Graham). May We Borrow Your Husband? And Other Comedies of The Sexual Life. The Bodley Head, 1967. Double cr.16mo; two blanks at end; green cloth lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy in slightly nicked and darkened dust-wrapper.



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GREENE (Graham). May We Borrow Your Husband? And Other Comedies of The Sexual Life. The Bodley Head, 1967. Double cr.16mo; limitation leaf, Contents leaf, and fly title to the first story follow title-page; two blanks at end; quarter green cloth, lettered gilt down spine, grey-green board sides printed in brown and green; red and green head- and tail- bands; t.e. deep lilac; light buff end-papers. Fine copy in original clear plastic dust-wrapper.

One of an edition limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the author. Published in April 1967. Wobbe, A50a.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. [By] Kim Philby: My Silent War. With an Introduction by Graham Greene. Macgibbon & Kee, 1968. Double demy 16mo; four blanks at end; pale green wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black. Wrappers a little scuffed and rubbed; otherwise a nice copy.

Uncorrected proof copy.

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GREENE (Graham). Travels With my aunt. A novel. The Bodley Head, 1969. Green cloth lettered gilt on spine; t.e. green. Fine copy in dustwrapper.



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[GREENE (Graham).]. Stiftung f.v.s. zu Hamburg: Verleihung der Shakespeare-preise 1968 und 1969 Durch die Universitat Hamburg An die Herren Graham Greene, London - Paris, Und Professor Roy Pascal, Birmingham. Am 6. Juni 1969. Short double med.16mo; printed on imitation art paper; half-title not called for; numerous illustrations and facsimiles on text-paper; final blank; pp.70+[ii]; white card wrappers, cut flush, printed in black on front and back; issued without end-papers. Fine copy.

Includes the text of Greene's Address ‘The Virtue of Disloyalty' in English and in German translation - preceding the first English edition by three years. Scarce. This copy was Greene's own, though it is without signs of ownership.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. [By] Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The sign Of Four. With an Introduction by Graham Greene. John Murray And Jonathan Cape, 1974. Double cr.16mo; final blank; dark charcoal boards blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. blue; light brown end-papers printed pictorially in black. Fine copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

Issued as a volume of The Sherlock Holmes Collected Edition, this being stated only on the dust-wrapper.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. An impossible woman. The Memories of Dottoressa Moor of Capri. Edited and with an Epilogue by Graham Greene. The Bodley Head, 1975. Final blank; blue boards lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy.



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[GREENE (Graham).]. An impossible woman. The Memories of Dottoressa Moor of Capri. Edited and with an Epilogue by Graham Greene. The Bodley Head, 1975. Final blank; blue boards lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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GREENE (Graham). A Wedding Among the Owls. An extract from The Human Factor. The Bodley Head [On limitation leaf:] Christmas 1977. 20pp., narrow cr.8vo format, sewn as a single gathering into plain white card wrappers, cut flush; limitation leaf followed by blank at end; iron grey free end-papers; issued without paste-downs. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Presentation copy from publisher Max Reinhardt to Mrs. Norah Smallwood (of Chatto & Windus), with his printed, typed, inscribed and signed Compliments slip loosely laid in. One of an edition limited to 250 copies for private distribution by the author and publisher. Printed at The Stellar Press, Hatfield [Herts.]. ‘The Human Factor' was published in the following year.

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GREENE (Graham). The human Factor. The Bodley Head, London Sydney, Toronto, 1978. Extra double cr.16mo; green cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. grey-brown. Label and rubber stamp on front end-paper and marked up in ink and pencil throughout (v. note); otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper

The bound final stage of proofs, with the first title-page, bearing the Bodley Head vignette, and the binding as first issued, with the top-edges grey-brown: differing slightly from the volume as published in point of text. The front end-paper bears the rubber stamp of Greene's literary agent, and a small label printed in red: ‘NOT FOR SALE / Sample Complete Copy / Proof Copy / Manuscript'. Loosely laid in is a photocopy of a typescript leaf marked up in red crayon, headed ‘VERY IMPORTANT / THE HUMAN FACTOR. CORRECTIONS. OCTOBER 1977. /by GRAHAM GREENE - THESE CORRECTIONS MUST BE MADE IN THE BOOK / AND INCLUDED IN ALL TRANSLATIONS' It contains Corrections (so designated) to four pages, and Changes (so designated) to a further seven pages (p.144, 8ll. up, insert hyphen between ‘spirit' and ‘level'; p.145, 13ll. up, insert comma between ‘him' and ‘in'; p.193, l.18, insert comma between ‘disease' and ‘and'; p.205, 6ll. up, change ‘suppose' to ‘imagine'; p.231, l.24, change ‘Grace' to ‘grace'; p.248, 3ll. from foot, alter ‘dirty' to ‘tattered'; p.306, l.15, cut out ‘which would be'). Since several of the changes are stylistic, it is evident that the original of this sheet was provided not by a proof-reader but by Greene himself. This copy of it has been included with the volume for the benefit of a translator, the volume having been marked up throughout with notes and queries relating to the first translation into Finnish. As far as we have been able to discover, only one of the Corrections here noted was incorporated in the English first edition as published (p.112, l.1 there reading ‘at the Swan' instead of ‘at Swan', as in this copy).

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GREENE (Graham). The human Factor. The Bodley Head, London Sydney, Toronto, 1978. Extra double cr.16mo; green cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. grey-brown. Unassigned bookplate covering inscription on front end-paper; otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The first issue, with the Bodley Head vignette on the title-page instead of the ‘BH' initials device and the top-edges grey-brown. Wobbe, A63a.

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GREENE (Graham). Inhimillinen tekijä. [The Human Factor] Kustannusosakeyhtiö Tammi Helsinki, 1978. Double lge.post 16mo format, perfect bound; two blanks at end; pp.[348]+[iv]; purple fine linen textured boards, down-lettered and blocked with publisher's device, yellow, on spine; lemon head and tail bands; pale lemon end-papers. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The first edition in Finnish, of which this first printing was apparently quite small.

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GREENE (Graham). How Father Quixote Became a Monsignor. 1980, Sylvester & Orphanos, Los Angeles, California. Roy.8vo; blank, half-title, and blank precede title-page; first gathering printed in black and gold; limitation leaf followed by blank at end; reddish brown cloth blocked and lettered gilt on black panel on front cover, black paper spine label blocked and lettered down in gilt; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Extremely fine copy in clear plastic dust-wrapper.

Of a total edition of 330 copies printed on Arches mouldmade paper by Grant Dahlstrom at The Castle Press, this is one of 300 numbered copies signed by the author. A handsome book.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKS MODERN FIRSTS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File J: Twentieth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

GREENE (Graham). Ways of Escape. The Bodley Head, 1980. Lge.double cr.16mo; final blank; mottled sea-green cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. sea-green; light cream end-papers. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

First trade edition, the book having originally been published in an edition limited to 150 signed copies in Canada earlier the same year.

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GREENE (Graham). Monsignor Quixote. The Bodley Head, 1982. Double cr.16mo; final blank; moss green cloth, lettered gilt down spine; t.e. emerald green. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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[GREENE (Graham).]. The Other man: Conversations With Graham Greene [by] Marie-Francoise Allain. Translated from the French By Guido Waldman. The Bodley Head, 1983. Double cr.16mo; two blanks at end; pp.[187]+[v]; rough green cloth blocked with publisher's initials in ruled box, and lettered, gilt, down spine; t.e. light green. Fine copy.

First published in French in 1981.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. Scott And Ernest: The Authority of Failure And the Authority of Success [by] Matthew J. Bruccoli. The Bodley Head, 1978. Lge.double med.16mo; numerous illustrations on text-paper; bright caramel boards, lettered gilt down and across spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

A consideration of the friendship between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, based on their correspondence. From the library of Graham Greene, and bearing his signature on the front end-paper. Three pages bear ink scoring in Greene's hand.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. Caught in the Web of Words: James A.H. Murray And the Oxford English Dictionary. [By] K.M. Elizabeth Murray With a Preface by R.W. Burchfield. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1977. Lge.double med.16mo; frontispiece on verso of half-title, and numerous illustrations on text-paper; very dark grey-blue cloth, ruled and lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

From the library of Graham Greene, with his ownership signature on the front end-paper, and some scoring and symbols in the margins in his hand, indexed in his holograph on the back paste-down.

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[GREENE (Graham).]. Leopards and Lilies. By Alfred Duggan. Faber and Faber Limited, 1954. Lge.post 8vo; blank before half-title; two blanks at end; mottled purple cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Very nice copy.

From the library of Graham Greene, with his ownership signature on the front end-paper, and a thirty-eight word diary entry on the back paste-down in his holograph, dated ‘Aug. 8. 1954'.

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GREENWOOD (A[ugustus]. G[eorge].). Under the Knife. London: Everett & Co., 42, Essex Strteet, Strand, W.C., 1910. Advertisements ("Everett & Co.'s New Six Shilling Novels") on verso of half-title leaf; pp.320; dark green rough buckram ruled and lettered black and with full-colour lithographic onlay signed ‘F. Aveling' on front cover (a vertical strip two fifths the width of the book), lettered gilt on spine; lower-edges uncut. Slight, barely noticeable, discolouration to cloth of back cover and edge of spine; a little very light foxing to a few margins; otherwise a fine copy.

The front paste-down bears the large bookplate of May Fitton, designed by Ida Strother Stewart, the free end-paper the signature ‘Lady Hichman'. Copac records only the Oxford, Cambridge, British Library and National Library of Scotland copies.

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GREENWOOD (Walter). His Worship the Mayor: or ‘It's Only Human Nature After All'. Jonathan Cape, 1934. Blank before half-title, two at end, these last preceded by tipped-in yellow slip of thick paper advertising ‘Love on the Dole'; blue cloth lettered pink on front cover and spine; lower edges uncut. One corner bruised; very slight foxing of edges; otherwise a very nice copy.



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GREY (Zane). The young Lion hunter. Illustrated From photographs. Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., N.D. [1919]. Frontispiece and two plates by Joseph Cummings Chase, five other plates from photographs; final blank; white-flecked light brown buckram, blocked and lettered dark brown on spine and front cover, full-colour pictorial onlay on front cover; glazed light tan end-papers. Near-fine copy.

First edition, third issue. Originally issued in green pictorial cloth, and with greenish grey unglazed end-papers. The second issue is identical with the present copy, except that it has the same end-papers as the first issue.

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GREY (Zane). Wanderer Of the wasteland. With Illustrations by W. Herbert Dunton. Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1923. Blank before half-title; frontispiece, and two plates; light red buckram, blocked pictorially black, lettered light red through black, on front cover, ruled and lettered black on spine. Very slight fading of spine; some foxing, chiefly of fore-edges and top margins; otherwise a nice copy.

This copy correctly states: ‘First Edition L-W' on verso of title-page.

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GREY (Zane). Western union. Hodder and Stoughton Limited, December 1939. Vignette on title-page; light grey cloth ruled blind, lettered black, on front cover and spine. One leaf torn across, and mended without loss of text; otherwise a fine copy.



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GROSSMAN (Allen) and HALLIDAY (Mark). Against Our Vanishing: Winter Conversations with Allen Grossman On the Theory and Practice of Poetry. [On verso of title-page:] 1981, Rowan Tree Press, 124 Chestnut Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, [U.S.A.]. Demy 8vo format, perfect bound; blank before half-title; illustrated title-page; biographical note leaf followed by colophon leaf at end, both with blank versos; pp.[ii]+129+[i (blank)]+[ii]+[ii]; white card wrapper, cut flush, printed outside in cream and black; end-papers not called for; issued without dust-wrapper. Fine copy.

Signed by both poets on the front blank. Issued as No.1 of the Rowan Tree Press Poetics Series.

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GRUNDY (Sydney). The Play of the Future By A playright of the past: A glance at "The future of the theatre" By John Palmer, Sometime scholar of Balliol. Samuel French, Limited, 26 Southampton Street, Strand, W.C., 1914. Half-title not called for; final leaf blank; pp.41+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; large rich brown thick paper wrappers printed on front wrapper in black; a.e. uncut; issued without end-papers. Rubber stamp and manuscript note on front wrapper (v. below); title leaf and final blank a little foxed; otherwise a fine copy.

From the library of the author, with his ownership stamp: ‘Sydney Grundy, Winter Lodge, Addison Road W.' and his holograph note ‘Advance copy' on front wrapper. An attack on Palmer's book published by G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., 1913: ‘"Oh, that mine enemy would write a book!" Well, Mr. John Palmer has written one, and the theatre ought to be very much obliged to him. For, like the majority of its contemporary critics, Mr. Palmer is its enemy.' Printed at the Chiswick Press, and published at sixpence. CBEL, III, p.626

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GRUNDY (Sydney). The Play of the Future By A playright of the past: A glance at "The future of the theatre" By John Palmer, Sometime scholar of Balliol. Samuel French, Limited, 26 Southampton Street, Strand, W.C., 1914. Half-title not called for; final leaf blank; pp.53+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; large rich brown thick paper wrappers printed on front wrapper in black; a.e. uncut; issued without end-papers. A fine copy.

An attack on Palmer's book published by G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., 1913: ‘"Oh, that mine enemy would write a book!" Well, Mr. John Palmer has written one, and the theatre ought to be very much obliged to him. For, like the majority of its contemporary critics, Mr. Palmer is its enemy.' Denominated on the cover only ‘Second Edition', this printing has been expanded by the addition of an eleven page Appendix giving chapter and verse for some of his criticisms - particularly with regard to the censorship question. Purchased from the Grundy file. Printed at the Chiswick Press, and published at sixpence. CBEL, III, p.626, not noting this expanded issue; not in BLC; one copy only in NUC (Columbia).

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GUEST (Harry). Days. A novel. Anvil Press Poetry In association with Rex Collings, 1978. Demy 8vo; red boards lettered gilt down spine. Near fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Review copy, with the publisher's review slip giving the publication date as 31st August 1978 loosely laid in. The author's first work of fiction, and written in an experimental form.

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GUINNESS (Bryan). The EngageMent. Illustrated by Olwyn Bowey. Cambridge, Rampant Lions Press, N.D. [1972]. Tall cr.8vo; blank before half-title; frontispiece, and other illustrations on text-paper; blank at end; quarter purple cloth, blocked and lettered gilt down spine, cream board sides printed with all-over pattern in red, blue, and very dark green; t.e. burnished brown; red and flesh coloured head-band; caramel end-papers, and matching wrap-around title-flash. Fine copy in slightly chipped glassine dust-wrapper.

Of a total edition of 1,000 copies designed by Will Carter and printed at The Stellar Press, Welham Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, this is one of 350 signed by the author. According to the flash, the signed edition was published at £3 net, the ordinary edition at £2 net. Not listed in the British Library Catalogue.

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GUINNESS (Bryan). Hellenic Flirtation. A novel. Illustrated by Roland Pym. Compton Press [The Old Brewery, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire], 1977 [i.e. 1978]. Demy 8vo; vignette title-page and other illustrations on text-paper; white glazed wrappers printed in black, cut flush. Fine copy.

Advance presentation copy with the author's holograph inscription to Leonard [Clark], signed ‘Bryan', on the half-title page. The inscription is dated ‘Christmas 1977', and according to the author, despite the copyright notice, the book was not scheduled for publication until 28th January 1978.

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GUNN (Neil M.). Morning tide. Edinburgh, The Porpoise Press, 1931. Lime green fine linen, lettered gilt on spine; t.e. lilac, lower-edges rough-trimmed. Very nice copy in lightly foxed and very slightly chipped dust-wrapper.



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GUNN (Neil M.). The Well At the World's End. Faber & Faber Limited, 1951. Blue cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Light foxing of edges, otherwise a fine copy in slightly scuffed dust-wrapper.



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HAGGARD (H. Rider). The Way of the Spirit. London, Hutchinson & Co., Paternoster Row, 1906. 8pp. integral advertisements, followed by publisher's inserted 24pp. Preliminary Announcements at end, dated February, 1906; steel-blue smooth cloth, lettered and with ruled box, gilt, on front cover and spine. Small bruise at tail of spine; ownership inscription dated March 16th 1906 on upper margin of half-title; slight foxing of prelims. and edges; otherwise a very nice copy.

One of Haggard's scarcest books in any state, but notorious when it is found for the splitting of the internal and/or external joints. They are here perfect. Not issued in America.

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HAGGARD (Sir H. Rider). The Days of my Life: An autobiography. Edited by C.J. Longman. With illustrations. In two volumes. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 39 Paternoster Row, London, E.C.4; New York, Toronto, Bombay, Calcutta and Madras, 1926. 2 Vols., med.8vo; blank before half-title, and half-tone portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, and final blank in each volume; eight half-tone plates in volume one, six in volume two; light red linen, ruled and lettered blind on front cover, gilt on spine; publisher's green post-card advertisement loosely laid into volume one, as issued. Light foxing of edges, blanks, and half-titles, and a scattered light foxing elsewhere, almost always associated with the plates (which are themselves unfoxed); otherwise a fine crisp copy. Scarce.

Haggard died on May 14th 1925, but according to the publisher's Preface this Autobiography, which covers only the first fifty-six years of his life, was completed on September 25th, 1912 (with the exception of a Note added in 1913), the entire manuscript being deposited in a sealed packet in Longmans' safe for publication after his death. The plates include a reduced facsimile of a page of the holograph ms. of ‘Allan Quartermain'.

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HAGGARD (Sir Henry Rider). The Private Diaries, 1914-1925. Edited by D.S. Higgins. Cassell, 1980. Double med.16mo; two blanks at end; light scarlet boards, lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Published at £14.95.

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HALDEMAN (Charles). The sun's attendant: A Diptych. Jonathan Cape, Thirty Bedford Square, 1963. Double cr.16mo; double spread title partly on verso of half-title; final blank; greyish white boards, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. rose. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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HALL (Radclyffe). A Saturday life. Arrowsmith, London, W.C.1, March, 1925. Blank before half-title; pp.320; slate green cloth, ruled and lettered pale green on front cover and spine; lower-edges uncut. Slight dulling of spine; a little light scattered foxing; otherwise a nice copy of a difficult title.



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HALL (Radclyffe). Adam's breed. Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1926. Grey-green cloth blocked dark green on front cover, lettered dark green on front cover and spine. Some discolouration of covers, and small hole in cloth of spine; inscription on front end-paper; end-papers marked, prelims. slightly foxed; otherwise a nice copy.



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HALL (Radclyffe). The Master of the House. Jonathan Cape, 1932. Blank before half-title; publisher's advertisement leaf on smaller paper tipped in after last leaf of text; three blanks at end; mottled light brown cloth blocked with publisher's monogram device blind on back cover, ruled and lettered scarlet on spine; lower-edges rough trimmed. Fine copy in frayed dust-wrapper.



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HALL (Radclyffe). The Sixth Beatitude. William Heinemann Ltd., 1936. Blank before half-title; dull violet cloth, blocked with publisher's device blind on back cover, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; buff end-papers. Spine faded; inscription on front end-paper; otherwise a nice copy.



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HALL (Willis). The Royal Astrologer: Adventures of Father Mole-cricket Of the Malayan legends. Illustrated by George W. Adamson. Heinemann, 1960. Numerous illustrations on text-paper; final blank; crimson boards, lettered yellow on spine. Fine copy in frayed dust-wrapper.



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