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.

PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ANONYMOUS. The Roots of war: A Pamphlet on War and the Social Order. This pamphlet is written by eight members of the Friends Anti-War Group and the No More War Movement. Third edition. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1936. Sm.cr.8vo; blank precedes title-page, blank at end; half-title not called for; pp.[ii]+72+[ii]; light sea-green wrappers, cut flush, printed black on front cover and up spine; issued without end-papers. Spine and edges of wrappers dusty; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 387, recording the second edition of the same date, but not this printing. The first edition was issued in 1935 by the Friends Anti-War Group and the No More War Movement, and was exhausted within six months of publication. The second edition evidently sold every bit as well! The present copy was purchased from the Hogarth Press file, but bears no sign of ownership.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ANTHOLOGY. Hilda Matheson: Born June 7th, 1888, Died October 30th, 1940. [A Memorial Volume.] The Hogarth Press, Pixmore Avenue, Letchworth, Herts, 1941. Portrait frontispiece; final blank; pale green cloth, lettered red on front cover and up spine. Front cover flexion creased; otherwise a fine copy.

Presentation copy from Mrs. Matheson, Hilda's mother, with her signed holograph inscription on the front end-paper, and a brief, initialled, holograph note from her laid in. A rare Hogarth Press imprint, suggesting, perhaps, private issue. After the Press's Mecklenburgh Square premises were destroyed by bombing in September 1940, the Press moved to Letchworth, and "operated from Letchworth for the remainder of the war" (v. Virginia Woolf, Letters, Vol.VI, p.432, n.). This may have been true so far as the warehousing and despatch departments were concerned, but editorial control continued to be exercised from London, and the Mecklenburgh Square imprint was not generally discontinued. The volume includes contributions by H.G. Wells, V. Sackville-West, Julian Huxley, Dame Ethel Smyth, Mrs. H.A.L. Fisher, Vernon Bartlett, Philip Noel-Baker, Viscountess Astor, Janet Vaughan, etc. Virginia Woolf's opinion of Hilda Matheson in recorded in the Letters, Volume VI, pp.443: "I didnt get on with her - she seemed so dried, so official; and I grieve to say my last encounter was a little tart on my side - She asked me to write some damned book for some damned series. It was to be patriotic, at the same time intellectual; also badly paid. And I thought her intolerably imperceptive of what I consider the irreconcilable differences. But publicly I admired:"

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ANTHOLOGY. The Hogarth letters. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1933. Sm.cr.8vo; half-title not called for; fly-title and separate title leaf to each letter; pp.[ii]+27+[i (blank)]+40+24+31[i (blank)]+30+[ii (blank)]+31+[i (blank)]+28+29+[i]+35+[i (blank)]+28+24; quarter brown cloth, buff boards, lettered black on spine, printed black and brown on front board with lettering, and design by John Banting. Fine copy.

Woolmer, 321, not calling for a dust-wrapper. One of 500 copies. The ‘Hogarth Letters' series complete to the date of publication, issued without the wrappers in collected form. The sheets are those of the first impression throughout, except for the Raymond Mortimer volume, which is of the second impression. Contributors are: E.M. Forster, Viscount Cecil, Rosamond Lehmann, Raymond Mortimer, Francis Birrell, L.A.G. Strong, Virginia Woolf, Hugh Walpole, J.C. Hardwick, Louis Golding, and Peter Quennell.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ANTHOLOGY. New Fabian Colonial Essays Edited by Arthur Creech Jones. 1959, The Hogarth Press, London. Demy 8vo; pp.271+[i (blank)]; light blue cloth ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in very slightly nicked and dusty dust-wrapper.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their labels to this effect on the spine of the dust-wrapper and the front end-paper. Essays by Rita Hinden, Arthur Creech Jones, Kenneth Younger, Marjorie Nicholson, Thomas Balogh, Arthur Gaitskell, Lionel Elvin, W.E.F. Ward, Harold Ingrams, Wilfrid Benson, and Eirene White.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ANTHOLOGY. What we saw in Russia. By Aneurin Bevan, M.P., E.J. Strachey, M.P., George Strauss, M.P. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf At the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1931. Sm.cr.8vo; half-title not called for; advertisement leaf printed on verso only precedes title-page; final blank; pp.[30]+[ii]; hammered orange wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black; white end-papers. Light dusting to back wrapper, but a fine copy otherwise.

Issued as No.4 of the series ‘Day to Day Pamphlets'. Woolmer, 246: 2,000 copies were printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ASPINALL-OGLANDER (Cecil). Nunwell symphony. With photographs by Hans Wild. The Hogarth Press, 37 Mecklenburgh Square, London, W.C.1, 1945. Double demy 16mo; half-tone frontispiece, and seven double-sided plates; one large folding Genealogical Tree; pp.233+[i (blank)]; light green cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. green. Small faded patch on back cover; slight uniform embrowning of poor quality austerity paper; otherwise a fine copy in somewhat chipped dust-wrapper. Scarce.

Purchased by us from the publisher's file, the word FILE being inscribed in pencil on the front end-paper. A history of the Oglander family holding on the Isle of Wight from the twelfth century onwards, told largely through family letters and other documents. Woolmer, 518

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. AVVAKUM (The Archpriest). The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum By Himself. Translated from the Seventeenth Century Russian by Jane Harrison and Hope Mirrlees, With a Preface by Prince D.S. Mirsky. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1924. F'cap 8vo; title-page printed in red and black; blue buckram marbled in black, paper spine label printed in dark blue; t.e. dark blue. Fine copy.

Woolmer, 41, not recording a dust-wrapper.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. BENEDICT (Libby). The refugees. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1938. Post 8vo; blue rough cloth, lettered black on spine. A fine copy in frayed dust-wrapper, minimally strengthened with clear tape on verso. A difficult Hogarth Press title, especially in dust-wrapper.

Woolmer, 427. 1,222 copies were printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. BOSANQUET (Theodora). Paul Valery. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1933. F'cap 8vo; portrait frontispiece; orange cloth lettered dark brown on spine. Nice copy.

Woolmer, 316. One thousand copies were printed. This is a binding variant not listed by Woolmer, who describes the book only as being in quarter orange cloth printed black on spine, with cream board sides printed in orange.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. BUTLER (E.M.). Daylight In a dream. 1951, The Hogarth Press, London. Lge.post 8vo; printer's imprint leaf at end, blank on verso; pp.125+[i (blank)]+[ii]; orange red rough cloth, blocked gilt on front cover, lettered gilt on and down spine. Fine copy in very slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

Described by the author as a "mixture of historical fact, fiction and fancy." It characters are the members of a women's hospital unit who worked in Russia and Macedonia during the 1914-18 war.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. CLIFFORD (Derek). The Perracotts: A novel. London, The Hogarth Press, 1948. Sm.cr.8vo; final blank; pp.[vi]+[223]+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; slate green fine weave cloth, lettered deep pink on and down spine; t.e. deep pink. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The author's first novel.

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PRIVATEPRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ENFIELD (D.E.). L.E.L. A mystery of the thirties. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London 1928. Frontispiece after Maclise, with tissue guard, and six plates; final blank; pp.201+[iii]; pink moiré cloth lettered on the spine in gilt. Insignificant worming of covers and margins of some leaves; otherwise a nice copy.

Woolmer, 160: the probable first issue, some copies being lettered in black, and others being in a rough-textures salmon cloth.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. FOX (R.M.). Drifting Men. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Squarre, London, W.C.1, 1930. Orange cloth, lettered gilt on spine. A near-fine copy.

Woolmer, 222: one of 500 copies (1,000 printed, 500 later pulped).

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. FRASER (C.F.). Control of aliens In the British Commonwealth Of Nations. The Hogarth Press, 37 Mecklenburgh Square, London, W.C.1, 1940. Demy 8vo; pp.304; black buckram, ruled, blocked, and lettered, gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly torn and faded dust-wrapper.

Woolmer, 467.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. GREAVES (H.R.G.). The Spanish Constitution. H.R.G. Greaves (Of the Political Science Department, London School of Economics And Political Science). Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1933. Sm.cr.8vo; pp.47+[i (blank)]; yellow wrappers, cut flush, printed in black on front cover and up spine; issued without end-papers. Slight marking to wrappers, otherwise a nice copy.

Issued as No.15 in the series ‘Day to Day Pamphlets'. Woolmer, 320: 1,000 copies printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. HARRISON (Jane Ellen). Reminiscences Of a Student's Life. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1925. F'cap 8vo; six half-tone plates; pp.[91]+[i (blank)]; red and black marbled buckram, craem paper spine label printed in red; t.e. red, lower-edges uncut. Small corner of label chipped; otherwise a nice copy.

Woolmer, 64. 1,000 copies were printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. HOBSON (Coralie). In our town. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1924. Sm.cr.8vo; 4pp. integral advertisements followed by blank at end; quarter orange fine linen grain rough buckram, white boards printed in pale greyish purple, yellow, and marina blue, white spine label printed in black. Spine label very slightly darkened; otherwise fine.

Woolmer, 47. The design of the paper on the boards is the same as that used for ‘The Gentleman from San Francisco' (Woolmer, 19), but with the design running vertically instead of horizontally. Almost certainly the first binding, and the only one recorded by Woolmer.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. HOBSON (Coralie). In our town. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1924. Sm.cr.8vo; 4pp. integral advertisements followed by blank at end; orange fine linen grain rough buckram, white spine label printed in black. A fine copy.

Woolmer, 47, but a binding variant not listed by Woolmer, his copy being in quarter cloth with decorated boards. Almost certainly the present binding is secondary.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. HOBSON (J.A.). Notes on Law and order. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1926. Demy 8vo; white card wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black with a design by Vanessa Bell. Spine slightly darkened; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 94, describing the wrappers as ‘pale blue'. We would settle for ‘optical white'! Issued as No.XIV of The Hogarth Essays (first series).

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. HULL (Robert H.). Contemporary Music. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1927. F'cap 8vo; integral advertisement leaf at end; grey wrappers, cut flush, printed reddish pink on sides and spine; issued without end-papers. Small mark on corner of front wrapper, and spine darkened; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 121. Issued as No.X of The Hogarth Essays, Second Series.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. IRVINE (Lyn Ll.). Ten Letter-writers. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1932. Demy 8vo; pp.[x]+230; light rich brown cloth lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly frayed and dusty dust-wrapper.

Woolmer, 293, recording the book only in green cloth. The present copy, though it is without signs of ownership, was purchased from the publishers' files, and may conceivably have been a trial binding. Considerations of Horace Walpole, Mme. du Deffand, Merimee, Dorothy Osborne, Mme. de Sevigne, Cowper, Lady Bessborough, Mrs. Carlyle, Swift, and Lamb.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. KELLETT (E.E.). The whirligig Of taste. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1929. Light orange rough buckram, blocked with publisher's device red on front cover, lettered red on front cover and spine. Near fine copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper, faded a little on spine.

Woolmer, 197, noting only this, the first issue binding. 2,250 copies of the book were printed. Issued as No.8 in the series ‘Hogarth Lectures on Literature'.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. KELLETT (E.E.). The whirligig Of taste. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1929. Light brown cloth, blocked with publisher's device red on front cover, lettered red on front cover and spine. Fine copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper, faded and marked a little on spine.

Woolmer, 197, noting only copies in orange cloth. The present binding, which is evidently secondary, differs from the first not only in the colour and the quality of the cloth, but also in the placing of the publisher's device, between the topmost point of which and the baseline of the author's name there is here 29mm, as against 44mm in the first issue; the volume as a whole is, moreover, trimmed to a slightly smaller format, being about 3mm shorter, both in text and boards, than the first issue. This secondary binding is considerably scarcer than the first. 2,250 copies of the book were printed. Issued as No.8 in the series ‘Hogarth Lectures on Literature'.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. KRETSCHMER (Ernst, M.D.). A text-book of Medical Psychology [by] Ernst Kretschmer, M.D., Professor of neurology and psychiatry in the University of Tübingen; medical director of The Tübingen University nerve clinic Translated (from the 10th German Edition). With an Introduction by E.B. Strauss, M.A., D.M (Oxon.), F.R.C.P., Physician for psychological medicine St. Bartholomew's Hospital; lecturer in psycho-Logical medicine, St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College (University of London). 1952, The Hogarth Press, London. Double demy 16mo; ppxvi+352; scarlet cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly dusty dust-wrapper.

First edition thus.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. LASKI (Harold J., Professor of Political Science in the University of London). Law and justice in Soviet Russia. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C. 1935. Sm.cr.8vo; two blanks at end; pp.44+[iv]; dark red wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black; issued without end-papers. Some foxing to first and last leaves and some margins, but a nice copy otherwise.

Issued as No.23 of the series ‘Day to Day Pamphlets'. Woolmer, 370: 3,000 copies were printed.

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HOGARTH PRESS. LEECH (Clifford). John Webster A Critical Study By Clifford Leech, Senior Lecturer in English in the University of Durham. 1951, The Hogarth Press, London. Pp.[vi]+122; deep pink cloth-textured boards blocked and lettered gilt on spine; lower-edges rough-trimmed. Cancelled correction to advertisement on verso of half-title (v.note); otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their small label to this effect on the spine of the dust-wrapper. Issued at 6s. net as No.16 of the series ‘Hogarth Lectures on Literature' under the general Editorship of George Rylands and Leonard Woolf, the advertisement both on the verso of the half-title and the dust-wrapper listing the series to No.17. Woolmer, p.191, states in error that there was a ‘first series' running to fifteen titles published between 1927 and 1931, a Second Series, consisting of one volume, in 1934, and "There was a third series, edited by George Rylands, in 1951." The advertisements in the present volume (not to say the numbering) make clear that it is a continuation of the first series. The single volume of the Second Series was not incorporated.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. LEWIN (Bertram D., M.D.). The Psychoanalysis Of Elation. The Hogarth Press, London, 1951. Extra double cr.16mo; pp.200; dark leaf green cloth ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Top edges slightly marked; otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. LEYS (Norman, M.B., D.P.H.). A last chance in Kenya. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Tavistock Square, London, 1931. Demy 8vo; final blank; dark and light rose linen-patterned buckram, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy.

Woolmer, 264. 1,500 copies were printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. LOWE (Adolf). The price of Liberty: An Essay on Contemporary Britain. New edition. London, The Hogarth Press, 1948. Sm.post 8vo; pp.44; orange card wrappers, cut flush, printed black on front wrapper and down spine; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.

Second Edition described on the verso of the title-page as the Third, the first edition having been printed in February 1937, with a second impression in November of the same year. The present Edition includes a new two-page ‘Preface to the Third Edition'. Woolmer, 414, recording only the first two printings. Issued as No.36 of the ‘Day to Day Pamphlets'.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. LOWTHER (Alice). When it was June. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf At the Hogarth Press, Richmond [Surrey] 1923. Sm.cr.8vo; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; vertically ribbed dull dark marina blue cloth, white spine label printed in black. Fine copy in frayed and slightly chipped dust-wrapper, darkened a little on spine.

Woolmer, 36.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. LUBBOCK (Alan). The character of John Dryden. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1925. Demy 8vo; white card wrappers, cut flush, printed on the front wrapper in black with a design by Vanessa Bell. Spine slightly darkened, and covers very slightly marked; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 69. Issued as No.IX of The Hogarth Essays (first series).

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MANN (F.O.). The Sisters And Other Tales in Verse. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C.1, 1927. Orange self-wrappers, paper label on front wrapper. Prelims. and last two leaves very lightly foxed; spine a little marked where it has been somewhat carelessly reglued; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 130

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. MARTIN (Kingsley). The British public And The general strike. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1926. Sm.cr.8vo; pp.[128]; quarter grey fine buckram, mauve boards, paper spine label. Slight wear to corners; very slight marking of boards; otherwise a very nice copy.

Woolmer, 103, describing the boards as ‘blue': in this copy they definitely are not.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. MITCHISON (Naomi) and CROSSMAN (R.H.S.). Socrates. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1937. Sm.post 8vo; half-tone frontispiece; pp.80; rich brown cloth, lettered and with short rule black up flat spine. Nice copy.

Woolmer, 415: issued as a volume in the ‘World-makers & World-shakers Series.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. OLIVIER (Lord). The anatomy of African misery. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1927. Final blank; pp.234+[ii]; black buckram, paper spine label; lower-edges rough trimmed. Label a trifle rubbed, and very slight damp-spotting of covers; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 138. 1,500 copies were printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. PEKIN (L.B. [i.e., Reginald Snell]). The Military training Of youth. an enquiry into the aims and effects Of the O.T.C. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London. [sic] W.C., 1937. Sm.cr.8vo; final blank; pp.53+[iii]; mustard yellow wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper and up spine in black; issued without end-papers. Fine copy.

Woolmer, 416. Issued as No.37 in the series ‘Day to Day Pamphlets'. 1,500 copies were printed. This copy was purchased from the publisher's file, but is without sign of ownership.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. PICKFORD (R.W., M.A., Ph.D., D.Litt). The analysis of An obsessional. With a Foreword by Angus MacNiven, M.B., Ch.B. London, The Hogarth Press, 1954. Demy 8vo; printer's imprint leaf at end; pp.xii+234+[ii (verso blank)]; dark blue cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly frayed and dusty dust-wrapper.

Purchased by us from the publisher's file, and so marked in red ballpoint pen on the front end-paper.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. QUILLER-COUCH (Sir Arthur). A lecture on Lectures: Introductory Volume By Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch ("Q"). The Hogarth Press, 40-42 William IV Street, London, W.C.2, 1950. Sm.cr.8vo; pp.48; red cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; lower-edges uncut. Fine copy in slightly scuffed dust-wrapper.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their label to this effect on the spine of the dust-wrapper. The second impression of a book published originally in 1927. Woolmer, 144, not noting this re-impression.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. RATCLIFFE (S.K.). The roots of Violence. Merttens Lecture, 1934. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1934. Sm.cr.8vo; final blank; pp.60+[ii]; mottled pale fawn cloth lettered black up spine. Extremely fine copy in dust-wrapper marked a trifle on spine.

Woolmer, 347, describing the cloth as grey, which it almost is. Issued as No.22 in the series ‘Day to Day Pamphlets'. 1,500 copies were printed, most being issued in wrappers. The present copy was purchased from the publisher's file, but is without signs of ownership.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. REYNOLDS (Stephen). Letters of Stephen Reynolds Edited by Harold Wright. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Paradise Road, Richmond, 1923. Demy 8vo; portrait frontispiece and seven plates; three integral advertisement leaves at end; blue buckram, lettered and with short rule gilt on spine; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Last leaf of text badly opened, with loss of blank corner; otherwise a nice copy.

Woolmer, 39. Issued originally in a plain wax-paper dust-wrapper. Includes an unpublished letter from Joseph Conrad.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. ROBINS (Elizabeth). Portrait of a Lady; Or The English spirit Old and new. Published for private circulation, The Hogarth Press, [no place,] 1941. Sm.cr.8vo format, 24pp., sewn as a single gathering into sea-green paper wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black. Very fine copy. Rare.

Written in memory of Mrs. Yates Thompson. Woolmer, 484, describing the wrappers as ‘grey-blue'. The colour may be the same: there are two different versions of the gene for discriminating greenness / blueness, productive of different results! In this copy the following typographical flaws have been observed (state or issue significance, if any, undetermined): p.14, l.17, ‘a' in ‘barring' printed too heavily; p.22, l.14, ‘ing' of ‘coming' printed too heavily.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. RYLANDS (George H.W., M.A.). Words and Poetry. With an introduction by Lytton Strachey. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1928. Demy 8vo; mustard buckram, lettered gilt on spine. A nice copy.

Woolmer, 175, describing the cloth as ‘yellow'.

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S[ANGER] (C.P.). The Structure of Wuthering Heights. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C.1, 1926. Thin white boards printed in black on front board with a design by Vanessa Bell. Small mark on spine, otherwise a fine copy.

No.XIX of ‘The Hogarth Essays', first series. Woolmer 108

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. STRACHEY (Marjorie). Mazzini, Garibaldi & Cavour. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London W.C.1, 1937. Tall f'cap 8vo; inserted map frontispiece, on text-paper; pp.80; red cloth lettered and with short rule black up spine. Poor quality paper very lightly embrowned throughout; otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper faded a little on spine.

Issued as the fourth volume in the series ‘World-Makers and World-Shakers'. Woolmer, 421, recording the cloth colour as brown. The present copy was purchased from the publisher's file, though it is without sign of ownership. In view of this origin, however, it may conceivably represent a trial binding.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. SVEVO (Italo). The hoax. Translated from the Italian, with an Introduction By Beryl de Zoete. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1929. Sm.f'cap 8vo; crimson buckram marbled in black; paper spine label printed in red; t.e. red. In general a nice copy.

Woolmer, 210

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. TCHEKHOV (Anton). The note-books of Anton Tchekhov Together with Reminiscences of Tchekhov By Maxim Gorky Translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Paradise Road, Richmond, [Surrey], 1921. Leaf printed with advertisements on recto followed by blank at end; red marbled paper boards, flat back, white label printed in black on front cover. Very slight wear to head and tail of spine; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer 14. Unlike the variant in blue boards, this issue has true back end-papers. Priority, if any, unknown.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. TCHEKHOV (Anton). The note-books of Anton Tchekhov Together with Reminiscences of Tchekhov By Maxim Gorky Translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Paradise Road, Richmond, [Surrey], 1921. Leaf printed with advertisements on recto followed by blank at end, serving as end-papers; light blue boards, flat back, white label printed in black on front cover. Near-fine copy.

Woolmer 14 refers. The variant in red marbled boards differs from this by having true back end-papers. Priority, if any, unknown.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. TILLYARD (E.M.W.). The English Renaissance: Fact or Fiction? By E.M.W. Tillyard, Litt.D., Master of Jesus College, Cambridge. 1952, The Hogarth Press, London. Pp.103+[i (blank); deep pink cloth-textured boards blocked and lettered gilt on spine; lower-edges rough-trimmed. A fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their small label to this effect on the spine of the dust-wrapper. Issued at 6s. net as No.17 of the series ‘Hogarth Lectures on Literature' under the general Editorship of George Rylands and Leonard Woolf, the advertisement on the verso of the half-title listing the series to No.16, that on the front flap of the dust-wrapper listing the series to No.17. Woolmer, p.191, states in error that there was a ‘first series' running to fifteen titles published between 1927 and 1931, a Second Series, consisting of one volume, in 1934, and "There was a third series, edited by George Rylands, in 1951." The advertisements in the present volume (not to say the numbering) make clear that it is a continuation of the first series. The single volume of the Second Series was not incorporated.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. TOLSTOI (Countess Sophie). The autobiography. With preface and notes by Vasilii Spiridonov. Translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Paradise Road, Richmond, [Surrey], 1922. Integral advertisement leaf at end; white boards, marbled in yellow and purple, flat back, paper labels on spine and front cover. A nice copy.

Woolmer, 25. Like most of the earlier Hogarth Press translations from the Russian, printed in an edition of 1,000 copies. In our experience, however, this title is today the scarcest.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. VERINDER (Frederick). Land And freedom. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press 52, Tavistock Square, London, W.C.5 [sic], 1935. Sm.cr. 8vo; 3pp. advertisements for the Henry George Foundation and its publications, at end; Erratum slip tipped in between pp.176 and 177; pp.[vi]+199+[iii]; bright green cloth, lettered gilt on spine. Gilt slightly oxydised; otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper darkened a little on spine.

Woolmer, 378. Five hundred copies were printed. Woolmer does not note issue variants, but this is in fact the first issue, later copies having a slip of glazed yellow paper printed in black tipped on to the title page between the Hogarth Press device and imprint, recording a change of address for the Henry George Foundation. The present copy was purchased from the publisher's file, but is without signs of ownership.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. VERINDER (Frederick). Land And freedom. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press 52, Tavistock Square, London, W.C.5 [sic], 1935. Sm.cr. 8vo; 3pp. advertisements for the Henry George Foundation and its publications, at end; Erratum slip tipped in between pp.176 and 177; pp.[vi]+199+[iii]; slip of glazed yellow paper printed in black with name and address of the ‘Henry George Foundation of Great Britain, 4 Great Smith Street, London, S.W.1' laid on to title-page between Hogarth Press device and imprint, evidently as issued; bright green cloth, lettered gilt on spine. Gilt somewhat oxydised; otherwise a fine copy in chipped and frayed dust-wrapper.

Woolmer, 378, not noting either the Erratum slip or the slip tipped on to the title page, and not recording the dust-wrapper, which is buff, printed in green. Five hundred copies of the book were printed. The slip added to the the title-page is characteristic of a later issue, and is inserted to record a change in the address of the Henry George Foundation, which is given in the advertisements as ‘94 Petty France, London S.W.1'.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. WALEY (Hubert). The Revival of aesthetics. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1926. Demy 8vo; white card wrappers, cut flush, printed on the front wrapper in black with a design by Vanessa Bell. Spine slightly darkened, and very slightly chipped at extreme tail; prelims. and back end-papers slightly foxed; otherwise a fine copy.

Woolmer, 113, describing the wrappers as ‘pale blue'. We would settle for ‘optical white'! Issued as No.XV of The Hogarth Essays (first series).

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. WHITE (Eric Walter). Stravinsky's Sacrifice to Apollo. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1930. Sm.cr.8vo; final blank; pp.150+[ii]; orange cloth lettered gilt on spine. Brilliantly fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Woolmer, 244. One thousand copies were printed. The "first full-length critical study of Stravinsky's music to appear in England." - blurb.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. WILSON (Florence). The origins of The league covenant: Documentary history of its drafting. With an introduction By Professor P.J. Noel Baker Professor of international relations at the London University. Issued under the auspices of The association for international understanding, 10 St. James's Square, London, S.W.1 Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, London, W.C., 1928. Demy 8vo; horizontal faint herring-bone patterned beige cloth, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy.

Woolmer, 183. 750 copies were printed.

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PRIVATE PRESS: HOGARTH PRESS. WISE (Marjorie). English village Schools. Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1931. Sm.cr.8vo; pp.159+[i (blank)]; light reddish orange cloth lettered blue on spine. Fine copy in minutely chipped dust-wrapper darkened and a little marked on spine.

Woolmer, 276. One thousand copies were printed. Nonetheless, the title is now scarce, particularly in dust-wrapper. Includes a prefatory poem by John Drinkwater.HOGARTH PRESS - SEE ALSO: Sackville-West, Woolf.

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PRIVATE PRESS: THE LONDON COLLEGE OF PRINTING. Golden Asses at the Private Presses [by] Colin Franklin. No place, no publisher, N.D. [1969]. Sq.4to (8 1/2" x 8 1/2"); blank precedes title-page, blank at end; half-title not called for; numerous illustrations in text; pp.[ii]+35+[iii]; pale grey fine-linen-textured boards, flat spine, printed on front board in black; end-papers faced scarlet; dove-grey slip-case printed on front panel in black. Slight marking of slip-case; otherwise a fine copy.

The text of a paper read to the Double Crown Club in 1969, printed for presentation to the members. Probably not more than about eighty copies were printed, though there is no statement of limitation in the volume.

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PRIVATE PRESS: THE NONESUCH PRESS. The Princess Of Babylon By M. De Voltaire With Decorations By Thomas Lowinsky. The Nonesuch Press, 1927. Half-title not called for; frontispiece, vignette title-page, numerous illustrations and decorations on text paper; final blank; half vellum lettered gilt on spine; marbled sides; t.e.g., others uncut. Old price written in ink on end-paper; otherwise a virtually fine copy.

One of an edition limited to 1500 numbered copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand made paper.

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PRIVATE PRESS: THE NONESUCH PRESS. Retrospectus and Prospectus. The nonesuch Dickens. Bloomsbury, The Nonesuch Press, 1937. Roy.8vo; vignette title; other illustrations on text paper; four leaves of thin brown card, tipped on to stubbs and serving as fly-titles to the parts; fifteen inserted lithographic facsimiles on various types and sizes of paper, one printed in black and green; subscription leaf present at end, followed by colophon leaf and final blank; violet cloth blocked and lettered gilt on front cover, lettered gilt down spine; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Light foxing of end-papers and four other leaves; otherwise a very nice copy.

Includes ‘Charles Dickens and his Illustrators' by Arthur Waugh; ‘A Bibliographical list of the original illustrations to the works of Charles Dickens, being those made under his supervision Now compiled for the first time by Thomas Hatton.'; the Retrospectus of past editions, and the brief Prospectus of the proposed Nonesuch edition.

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PRIVATE PRESS: ROXBURGHE CLUB. VOLTAIRE: Thérèse A fragment. Edited with an introduction By Desmond Flower. Cambridge, For presentation to members of The Roxburgh Club, 1981. Demy 4to; four double-sided collotype facsimiles at end, printed on text-paper in sepia; pp.[viii]+20+[viii]; quarter dark red morocco-faced sheep, ruled blind on sides, lettered gilt up spine; pale sage-green rough silk-weave cloth sides; t.e.g., text-paper end-papers. A fine copy.

The first separate publication of this fragment of Voltaire's otherwise lost play (first printed in 1830: Beuchot, Vol.IV, p.195.). The original ms., at that time in the possession of the Editor, is here reproduced in full. Designed by Geoffrey Green (sometime designer to the Cambridge University Press) and Desmond Flower, the book was originally to have been hand-set throughout in Baskerville cast from the original matrices in the possession of the Cambridge University Press in order to link it with the great Kehl edition of Voltaire's works, which used the same type - but it was discovered after the introduction had been run off that the matrices had become tired. Flower chose to retain what had been printed: the balance being set in Monotype. Printed at the Cambridge University Press on thick paper. There is no statement of limitation, but the edition was presumably fairly small: there were forty members of the Roxburgh Club, including Dr. Flower, whose copy this was, his name being printed in red in the list of members to assert his ownership. His small engraved book-label is also present on the front paste-down. In addition, a number of changes have been made to the text in his hand, noting transcription errors, whilst loosely laid in is a photocopy of a fuller list, running to some fifty entries. A unique copy of a distinctly scarce book.

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PRIVATE PRESS: ROXBURGHE CLUB. VOLTAIRE: Thérèse A fragment. Edited with an introduction By Desmond Flower. Cambridge, For presentation to members of The Roxburgh Club, 1981. Demy 4to; four double-sided collotype facsimiles at end, printed on text-paper in sepia; pp.[viii]+20+[viii]; quarter dark red morocco-faced sheep, ruled blind on sides, lettered gilt up spine; pale sage-green rough silk-weave cloth sides; t.e.g., text-paper end-papers. Minute scuff to sheep at extreme head of spine; otherwise a fine copy.

The first separate publication of this fragment of Voltaire's otherwise lost play (first printed in 1830: Beuchot, Vol.IV, p.195.). The original ms., at that time in the possession of the Editor, is here reproduced in full. Designed by Geoffrey Green (sometime designer to the Cambridge University Press) and Desmond Flower, the book was originally to have been hand-set throughout in Baskerville cast from the original matrices in the possession of the Cambridge University Press in order to link it with the Kehl edition of Voltaire's works, which used the same type - but it was discovered after the introduction had been run off that the matrices had become tired. Flower chose to retain what had been printed: the balance being set in Monotype. Printed at the Cambridge University Press on thick paper. There is no statement of limitation, but the edition was presumably fairly small: there were forty members of the Roxburgh Club, including Dr. Flower. In each of the copies presented the name of the recipient in the list of members is printed in red, the other names being in black. In the present copy, which was from Dr. Flower's library, none of the names are so highlighted, suggesting that it was an extra copy, and possibly a final stage of proof. It is wholly without signs of provenance.

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PRIVATE PRESS: ROXBURGHE CLUB. A catalogue of Books and manuscripts In the Wormsley library Owned by members of the Roxburghe Club Elected from 1812 to 1944. A selection of which forms part of An exhibition for members On the occasion of The annual dinner of the Roxburghe Club On 23 May 1994 At Wormsley Hosted by J. Paul Getty, K.B.E. [Wormsley, Stokenchurch, Bucks, 1994]. Double pott 8vo; half-title not called for; index of former owners followed by blank at end; pp.[ii]+82+[vi]+[ii]; full carmine linen, black skiver panel, lettered gilt within gilt ruled box, laid on to the front cover. Fine copy.

From the library of Dr. Desmond Flower with a presentation letter to him from the office of J. Paul Getty loosely laid in. A badly designed book carelessly (though expensively) produced - with trim-lines showing at the upper fore-corners throughout!

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PRIVATE PRESS: SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. [RICHARDSON (Samuel)]. The History Of Sir Charles Grandison In a Series of Letters published From the Originals by the Editor Of Pamela and Clarissa. In Six Volumes. Newly printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Saint Aldates Oxford and published For the Press by Basil Blackwell Oxford, 1931. 6 Vols.; portrait vignette on each half-title; two blanks at end of volume one; initial blank in volume two; initial and final blank in other volumes; pp.[xii]+451+[v]; [viii]+447+[i]; [viii]+417+[iii]; [viii]+433+[iii]; [viii]+425+[iii]; [viii]+330+[ii]; dark cerise art-linen lettered gilt on spine; t.e.g., others uncut. Spines with small shelf-mark written in white; slight fading of spines and edges of some covers; otherwise a very nice unopened copy.

One of 620 copies (600 for sale) on ordinary paper. There were also one hundred copies on large paper.

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PRIVATE PRESS: SOCIETE DES ANCIENS TEXTES FRANCAIS. Le SENESCHAL (Jean). Les Cent Ballades: Poeme du XIV siecle composee par ... avec la collaboration de Phillippe d'Artois, Comte d'Eu de Boucicaut le Jeune et de Jean de Cresecque. Publie avec deux reproductions phototypiques par Gaston Raynaud. Paris, Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, Rue Jacob, 56, 1905. Printed on hand-made paper; title-page printed in red and black; woodcut head and tail pieces throughout; a fine unopened copy in the original full limp parchment wrappers.

One of only twenty-five copies "sur ce papier".

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PRIVATE PRESS: STELLAR PRESS. ANNO [(Mitsumasa)]. 1979. The Bodley Head, December, 1979. Post 8vo format, 24pp., sewn as a single gathering into plain white thin card wrappers, cut flush; blank precedes title-page; half-title not called for; 2pp. introduction signed ‘JMT, JR', followed by 16pp. illustrations, the first and last printed in black and white, the rest in pale brown and black; colophon leaf at end; loose rich brown self-wrappers printed in black with design by Anno, cut flush at top- and lower- edges, folded over boards. Fine copy.

Privately printed in an edition of 280 copies at The Stellar Press, Hatfield, for distribution by the author and the publisher.

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PRIVATE PRESS: STELLAR PRESS. Ian Parsons 21 May 1906 - 29 October 1980: The text Of the Addresses Given by Janet Adam Smith And R.W. David At The Stationers' Hall, London, 10 December, 1980. [On colophon:] The Stellar Press, Hatfield, February, 1981. Post 8vo format, 20pp., sewn as a single gathering; blank precedes title-page; half-title not called for; colophon leaf followed by blank at end; bluish-purple loose card self-wrappers printed black on front, cut flush at top- and lower- edges, and folded over outer blanks; end-papers not called for. Fine copy.

One of a small number of copies printed on Abbey Mills laid paper at The Sellar Press, for private distribution.

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PRIVATE PRESS: TRAGARA PRESS. Cyril Connolly As book collector [by] Anthony Hobson. The Tragara Press, Edinburgh, 1983. Super Roy.8vo; two blanks at front and back serving as end-papers; very fine screen half-tone frontispiece, bound in; blank, and limitation leaf printed on recto only follow last page of text; pp.[iv]+24+[ii]+[i]+[v]; tipped in at paste-downs to thin plain white card wrappers, lilac dust-wrapper printed in grey-purple, with white paper onlay on front panel, printed in black; a.e uncut. Fine copy.

The edition was limited to 150 copies for sale (numbers 1 - 30 being printed on Ingres d'Arches paper), and fifty additional copies printed for the use of the author. The present copy, printed on Ingres d'Arches paper, is one of the fifty additional copies, and so designated in type on the limitation leaf. Presentation copy, with the author's holograph inscription to Desmond [Flower] on the half-title, dated 8. VII. 83, and with a holograph letter (c.110 words referring, among other things, to A.J.A. Symons) presenting the volume loosely laid in. Flower is among those mentioned in the text.

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PRIVATE PRESS: WHITEFRIARS PRESS. RIMBAUD (Arthur). A Season in Hell. Done into English with an Introduction by George Frederic Lees. The Palais-royal Book Shop, 9, rue de Beaujolais, Paris, N.D. [c.1930]. Imp.16mo in half sheets; title-page printed in red and black; black morocco-textured boards lettered gilt on spine; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Gilt dull on spine; very slight foxing of front end-papers and half-title; otherwise a very nice copy in frayed dust-wrapper.

One of an edition limited to 600 numbered copies, printed on mould-made paper at the Whitefriars Press.

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PRIVATE PRESS: WHITTINGTON PRESS. [Cover title:] Offprint from Matrix 6. The Whittington Press 1986. Imp.8vo. format 20pp., sewn through as a single gathering paged 37 - 50; four double-sided plates printed on one side in full colour on the other in black and white; tipped into large plum coloured card wrappers with light brown label lettered dark brown on front wrapper. Very nice copy.

Offprint of ‘The Early Years of The Double Crown Club, 1929 - 1949' by John Dreyfus, this occupying pp.38 - 49. The illustrations are of thirty eight menus for the dinners of the club, the designs being by Albert Rutherston, Edward Bawden, Tom Poulton, Oliver Simon, Francis Meynell, Paul Nash, Stanley Morison, Michael Sadleir, Harry Carter, Oliver Simon, Wyndham Lewis, Walter Lewis, Eric Gill, Graham Sutherland, Eric Ravilious, Sir Osbert Lancaster, Felix Topolski, etc.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The asiatics. A novel. 1935, Chatto & Windus. Lge.post 8vo; imprint leaf at end; pp.[iv]+382+[ii]; quarter black cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine, deep yellow cloth sides; t.e. yellow, lower-edges rough trimmed. Fine copy in torn and slightly chipped gold foil dust-wrapper strengthened with tissue on verso, and protected in loose paper backed clear plastic chemise.

The first English edition of the author's first novel, in the scarce dust-wrapper designed by Enid Marx. The publisher's file copy, with their ‘Office copy' sticker on spine of the dust-wrapper.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Seven who fled. A novel by Frederic Prokosch. 1937, Chatto and Windus, London. Lge.post 8vo; pp.[viii]+424; quarter bevelled black buckram blocked and lettered gilt on spine, bevelled gold paper covered boards printed with design in black; t.e. gilt, fore- and lower- edges uncut; red and yellow head and tail bands. Very slight rubbing of covers, but a near-fine copy.

A somewhat puzzling book: printed on hand-made paper, and differing entirely in its binding from the trade issue, this is evidently a limited issue. It bears, however, no indication of the fact. Knowing the author's penchant for very small private printings, we assume this to have been one of a handful of copies produced by the publishers for the author's private use. This copy was purchased from the publisher's file, and bears their Production Office Copy label on the spine. First English Edition, special issue, of the author's second novel, with which he won the US $7,500 Harper Prize.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Seven who fled. A novel by Frederic Prokosch. 1937, Chatto and Windus, London. Lge.post 8vo; pp.[viii]+424; quarter scarlet cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine, fawn cloth sides; t.e. scarlet, lower-edges rough trimmed. Discoloured patches on top-edges; otherwise a fine copy in slightly chipped and frayed gold foil dust-wrapper designed by Enid Marx.

First English Edition of the author's second novel, with which he won the US $7,500 Harper Prize. The publisher's file copy, with their ‘Production Office Copy' label on spine of the dust-wrapper.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). Night of The poor. 1939, Chatto & Windus. Lge.post 8vo; title-page printed in black and blue; pp.[viii]+315+[i (printer's imprint)]; blue Sundour cloth, panelled black, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt, on spine; t.e. blue, lower-edges rough trimmed. Spine and edges of covers slightly faded, and slight wear to cloth at head of spine; otherwise a nice copy in dust-wrapper lacking the spine.

The author's third novel.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Conspirators: A Novel. Chatto & Windus, N.D. [1943]. Lge.post 8vo; advertisement leaf precedes title-page; half-title not called for; pp.[vi]+169+[i (printer's imprint)]; black buckram blocked and lettered gilt down spine; lower-edges rough trimmed; pale cream end-papers. Fine copy in slightly frayed gold foil dust-wrapper darkened on spine.

Purchased by us from the publisher's files. This copy shows no signs of ownership, but has two small pencilled notes on the front end-paper: ‘p.115' and ‘p.10?!'. The first refers to a deletion marked for p.115, where the penultimate line is redundant, being a faulty reduplication of the line above. The second is mysterious, but may be a reading comment by an editor. Possibly a preproduction copy. We have been unable to check whether the error on p.115 in fact occurs in the book as published, since the only other copy that we have was bought from the same source. It had certainly been corrected, however, by the (dated) third impression of the same year - and by that time also the impractical gold dust-wrapper had been abandoned in favour of an otherwise similar one on pale green paper.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Conspirators: A Novel. Chatto & Windus, N.D. [1943]. Lge.post 8vo; advertisement leaf precedes title-page; half-title not called for; pp.[vi]+169+[i (printer's imprint)]; black buckram blocked and lettered gilt down spine; lower-edges rough trimmed; pale cream end-papers. Fine copy in slightly torn gold foil dust-wrapper darkened on spine and edges.

Purchased by us from the publisher's files. This copy has the error on p.115, whereby the penultimate line is a faulty reduplication of the one above.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). Age of thunder. 1945, Chatto & Windus, London. Pp.[243]+[i (printer's imprint)]; glazed steel blue fine weave cloth blocked and lettered gilt down spine; lower-edges rough-trimmed. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Norah Smallwood's copy, with her signature in pencil on the front end-paper. Norah Smallwood was Prokosch's editor at Chatto and Windus.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). Age of thunder. 1945, Chatto & Windus, London. Pp.[243]+[i (printer's imprint)]; glazed steel blue fine weave cloth blocked and lettered gilt down spine; lower-edges rough-trimmed. Fine copy in slightly frayed and dusty dust-wrapper.



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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Idols of the Cave. 1947, Chatto and Windus. Lge.post 8vo; pp.304; black buckram ruled, blocked, and lettered down spine in cream; lower-edges rough trimmed. Virtually fine copy in slightly chipped dust-wrapper darkened on spine.

This copy, though without signs of ownership, was purchased from the publisher's files. This title is scarce in anything approaching fine condition, the enamel on the spine being very liable to chip. In fine state it is a very handsome book.

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PROKOSCH (Frederic). Storm and Echo. Faber and Faber, 1949. Blank before half-title; pp.296; tangerine Sundour cloth panelled pale blue, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. pale blue, lower-edges rough-trimmed. Blue slightly faded on top-edges; otherwise a fine copy in slightly chipped and frayed dust-wrapper.



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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Dark Dancer. W.H. Allen, 1965. Two blanks at end, serving as end-papers; diagonally fine-ribbed black boards, blocked, ruled, and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper with one small closed tear.



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PROKOSCH (Frederic). The Missolonghi Manuscript. W.H. Allen, 1968. Double demy 16mo; blank, half-title, and advertisement leaf precede title-page, Contents leaf and fly title follow before first leaf of text; two blanks at end; light, bright blue boards, blocked and lettered gilt down spine, stamped with ISBN number gilt on back cover. Front end-paper scuffed where small label has been removed; otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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PROKOSCH (Frederic). America, My Wilderness. W.H. Allen, A Division of Howard & Wyndham Ltd, 1972. Lge post 8vo, perfect bound; dull blue boards, blocked and lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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PROUST (Marcel). A selection from His miscellaneous Writings chosen and translated by Gerard Hopkins. Allan Wingate, 1948. Title-page printed in black and blue, dark blue cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Near fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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PUDNEY (John). The Green grass Grew all round. John Lane the Bodley Head, 1942. Frontispiece, and three double-sided plates; grass green smooth cloth lettered yellow on spine; end-papers printed green, with map. Fine copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

The dust-wrapper is printed on the verso of the dust-wrapper for ‘Adventures in the East' by Lili Korber.

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PUDNEY (John). Who only England know: Log of a war-time journey Of unintentional discovery Of fellow-countrymen. John Lane The Bodley Head, 1943. Frontispiece, and seven double-sided plates; light green cloth, lettered orange on spine. Fine copy in frayed and minutely chipped dust-wrapper.



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PUDNEY (John). The Europeans. Fourteen tales of a continent. The Bodley Head, 1948. Two blanks at end, serving as end-papers; light blue fine smooth linen, lettered gilt down and on spine. Fine copy in frayed dust-wrapper.



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PUDNEY (John). Estuary. A romance. The Bodley Head, 1947. Double cr.16mo; blank before half-title; two blanks at end, serving as end-papers; salmon-red cloth lettered yellow down spine. Fine copy in minutely chipped dust-wrapper.

With a TLS from the author, 14ll. 8vo, loosely laid in.

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PUDNEY (John). Sunday Adventure: A story for boys and girls. Illustrated by Ley Kenyon. The Bodley Head, 1951. Double post 16mo; frontispiece on verso of half-title, and other illustrations on text-paper; publisher's advertisement on verso of last leaf of text, followed by integral advertisement leaf at end; yellow-green boards, blocked and lettered black on front cover, lettered black on spine; end-papers printed with diagram in blue. Fine copy in slightly frayed and faded dust-wrapper, with insignificant scuff/chip on back panel.

An uncommon juvenile title. Marginal science fiction adventures.

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PUDNEY (John). The Net. Michael Joseph, 1952. Double post 16mo, printed on cream paper; brown cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; pale yellow end-papers. Cloth a little worn at head of spine, somewhat faded, and stained, and gilt dull; small erasure from lower margin of title-page, leaving slight thinning; otherwise nice.

Signed by the author on the title-page.

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PUDNEY (John). A Ring For Luck. Michael Joseph, 1953. Double cr.16mo; black cloth, blocked with publisher's device and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly frayed, and dusty, dust-wrapper.



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PUDNEY (John). The long time Growing up. A romance. J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1971. Perfect bound; two blanks at front, three at back, serving as end-papers; black boards, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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PUGH (Edwin). The quick and The dead: A tragedy of temperaments. London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1914. Blank before half-title; pp.[2]+[vi]+375+[i (printer's imprint)]; light blue vertical fine-herringbone patterned cloth, ruled and lettered black on front cover, gilt on spine. Back end-paper lacking, and one or two minor faults, but a near-nice copy. Scarce.



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PUGH (Edwin). A Book of laughter. Cecil Palmer & Hayward, Oakley House, Bloomsbury St., 1916. Post 8vo; integral advertisement leaf followed by blank at end; vertically ribbed brown cloth, ruled blind on front cover and spine, ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Gilt very slightly dull on spine; a little light foxing; a very nice copy nonetheless in a dust-wrapper minutely chipped at head of spine. Scarce thus.



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