Literary Criticism, Academic Texts, etc... All books first editions in dust-wrapper unless otherwise stated.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKS Lit.Crit. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File N: Literary Criticism, Academic Texts, etc... All books first editions in dust-wrapper unless otherwise stated.

[HARPER BROTHERS, publishers]. The brothers Harper: A unique publishing partnership and Its impact upon the cultural life Of America from 1817 to 1853 [By] Eugene Exman. Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1965. Double roy.16mo, perfect bound; eight double-sided plates; pp.xvi+[416].



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HARRIS (Joel Chandler). Uncle Remus, Or, Mr. Fox, Mr. Rabbit, and Mr. Terrapin. With fifty illustrations by A.T. Elwes. London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited, Broadway, Ludgate Hill; Manchester and New York, N.D. [1892]. Double cr.16mo; frontispiece and numerous illustrations, some full page, on text-paper, and included in the pagination; 8pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.xxxi+[i (blank)]+248+[12]; olive brown buckram pictorially blocked and lettered black on front cover, ruled, blocked, and lettered black on spine; end-papers printed with monogram design in ochre. Very slight wear to cloth at head of spine, and spine very slightly darkened; very slight marginal embrowning throughout; otherwise a very nice copy.

First published in America in November 1880 (dated 1881), and in England in incomplete form by Bogue in March 1881, and in full by Routledge in May 1881. The illustrations in the present copy are dated 1882, and are those of the Routledge cheap edition of that year, issued at 1/-, as against the 3/6d of their 1881 edition. Neither that original edition with these illustrations nor the present reprint of it are noticed by Blanck. All the early editions of Uncle Remus are now scarce.

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HARRISON (Frederick). English men of letters: John Ruskin. London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, Nineteen hundred and two. Blank before half-title; title-page printed in red and black; integral advertisement leaf at end; pp.viii+216+[ii]; red cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on flat spine. Back free end-paper lacking; otherwise a nice copy.

Reprint of a title first issued in the same year.

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HARTE (Bret). The crusade of the "Excelsior". A new edition With a frontispiece by J. Bernard Partridge. Chatto & Windus, 1897. Cambridge blue buckram ruled, blocked and lettered navy blue on front cover and spine. Very slight uniform fading of cloth of spine; otherwise a fine, crisp, copy.

Purchased from the publisher's file, though without any signs of ownership. Apparently the cubist version of art nouveau!

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[HARTLEY (L.P.).]. L.P. Hartley [by] Peter Bien. 1963, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.288.



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HATTON (Joseph). Under the Great Seal. London, Hutchinson & Co., 34 Paternoster Row, N.D. [c.1894]. Blank before half-title; pp.VIII+416; yellow buckram, lettered black and scarlet-shadowed black, and with embossed scarlet ‘seal' onlay on front cover, lettered black and scarlet-shadowed black, on spine. Barely visible restorations to cloth at head and tail of spine; slight dusting of covers; otherwise a nice copy.

First published in three volumes in 1893.

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HAYWARD (John). Nineteenth Century Poetry: an anthology chosen by John Hayward. 1950, Chatto & Windus, London. Sm.post 8vo; title-page printed in pale brown and black; pp.xxii+321+[i (printer's imprint)]; pale brown cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt, panelled pale green on spine. Spine slightly darkened; otherwise a fine copy, but without the dust-wrapper.

Reprint of a famous anthology first published in 1932.

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HAZLITT (W. Carew). Old Cookery Books And Ancient Cuisine. Popular edition [i.e., issue]. London, Elliot Stock, 62 paternoster Row, 1902. F'cap 8vo, printed on antique-toned paper; half-title not called for; series title with publisher's device on recto precedes specific title; title-page printed in red and black; pp.[iv]+271+[i (publisher's device)]; bevelled olive green buckram, lettered with short rule, gilt, on spine; a.e. uncut. First and last leaves foxed, but a nice copy.

Published as a volume of ‘The Book-lover's Library'. According to a printed note on the verso of the title-page, this first edition was issued simultaneously in three formats: 1. as here, price 4s. 6d.; 2. "Printed on hand-made paper, in Roxburgh, half-morocco, with gilt top: 250 only are printed, for sale in England, price 7s. 6d."; 3 printed on large hand-made paper, "of which 50 copies only are printed, and bound in Roxburgh, for sale in England, price £1 1s.". An interesting short history of English cooking, including many old recipes.

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HEARN (Lafcadio). "Out of the east": Reveries and studies in new Japan. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company, N.D. [c.1905]. No dust-wrapper; small holes in front end-paper.

First published in 1895.

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HEARN (Lafcadio). Wandering Ghost: The Odyssey of Lafcadio Hearn [by Jonathan Cott. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1991. Demy 8vo format, perfect bound; ten illustrations in text; pp.[2 (advertisement leaf)]+[xx]+430+[ii (biographical and typographical note leaf)]; green card wrappers, cut flush, printed black on front wrapper and spine; made up without end-papers.

Uncorrected Proof copy. Reprints articles and stories from the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Cincinnati Commercial now difficult to obtain, as well as letters, etc.

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[Héloïse]. Héloïse. A Biography [by] Enid McLeod. 1938, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; collotype frontispiece; printer's imprint leaf at end; pp.[viii]+318+[ii]; plum cloth, lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in frayed dust-wrapper.

The publisher's file copy, with Norah Smallwood's signed inscription to this effect on the front end-paper.

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[HEMINGWAY (Ernest).]. Hemingway: A Title Fight in Ten Rounds [by] Jed Kiley. Methuen & Co Ltd, 1965. Pp.xiv+[146]; six double-sided plates.

Described as ‘One of the best accounts of the real Hemingway now available to us'. An immensely readable portrait by one who knew him well from the 1920s onward.

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HENSLOWE's diary. Edited with supplementary material Introduction and notes By R.A. Foakes, Lecturer in English in the University of Durham, And R.T. Rickert. Cambridge, At the University Press, 1960. Med.8vo; blank precedes half-title; blank leaf [a8] between pp.xii and xiii, but no loss of text; one illustration in text; final leaf fly-title to Index not itself here present; pp.[2]+xii+[2]+xiii-lix+[i (blank)]+333+[i (blank)]+[ii]; green paper wrappers, lettered by hand on spine ‘Foakes'. Fine copy.

Evidently a late stage of the proofs. A book difficult to find in any form.

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HENTOFF (Nat). The Jazz Life. Peter Davies, 1962. Pp.[256].

Jazz and the Jazz scene in contemporary New York City: an insider's view.

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HENTY (G.A.). In the Hands of the Malays And other stories. Illustrated by J. Jellicoe. Blackie and Son Limited, N.D. [c.1905]. Sm.cr.8vo; half-tone frontispiece and three plates; publisher's inserted 16pp. catalogue at end; green buckram blocked in black, brown, and milk coffee, lettered gilt, on front cover and spine, lettered black on spine; end-papers faced grey-brown. Fine copy.

Early reprint, identical with Newbolt's IHM1 except that it is undated and that the plates are in black, not dark sepia. The front end-paper bears a presentation inscription dated 1908.

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[HERVEY (James).]. Theron and Aspasio: Or a Series Of Dialogues And Letters, Upon the most Important and interesting Subjects. In two volumes. [No place, no publisher,] Printed in the Year 1772. 2 Vols., post 8vo; half-titles not called for; pp.477+[i (blank)]+[ii]+398; contemporary full sheep, with lettering piece. Both upper boards detached and lettering-pieces mainly lacking; blank corner torn from one leaf; a little light dust-marking passim; an excellent reading copy, nonetheless.

Originally published in three volumes in 1755.

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HERZEN (Alexander). My Past and Thoughts: The memoirs of Alexander Herzen Translated by Constance Garnett, Revised by Humphrey Higgens, With an introduction by Isaiah Berlin. Abridged, with a Preface and Notes By Dwight Macdonald. Chatto & Windus, London, 1974. Double demy 16mo; blank, followed by typographical note leaf at end; pp.xliv+684+xi+[iii]+[2]; light marina blue fine cloth-textured boards, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in very slightly frayed dust-wrapper.



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HESS (Hans). Pictures As arguments. Sussex University Press, 1975. Med.8vo; numerous illustrations in text; pp.160; light sea-green cloth-textured boards, lettered, down-lettered, and with rule, gilt, on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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[HESSE (Hermann).]. The Novels of Hermann Hesse: A Study in Theme and Structure [by] Theodore Ziolkowski. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 1965. Pp.xii+[376]. Dust-wrapper frayed.

Claims to be the first full-length study of Hesse in English.

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[HESSE (Hermann).]. Hermann Hesse: An Illustrated Biography [by] Bernhard Zeller. Translated by Mark Hollebone. Peter Owen, 1972. Numerous illustrations on text-paper; bibliographical check-list; pp.176.

The first biography. Published in German in 1963.

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[HESSE (Hermann).]. Hermann Hesse: A Pictorial Biography. Edited by Volker Michels. Translated by Theodore and Yetta Ziolkowski. Including Hermann Hesse's ‘Life Story Briefly Told' Translated by Denver Lindley. Triad Panther, 1979. Lge.cr.8vo format, perfect bound; leaf bearing blurb precedes title-page; half-title not called for; blank at end; numerous illustrations on text-paper; glazed wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in full colour; issued without end-papers. Poor quality paper lightly embrowned; small corner of back wrapper creased; otherwise a fine copy.

The first English edition.

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HILL (Headon [i.e., Francis Edward Grainger]). Caged Or Alf Spriggs, cracksman. Donald W. Newton, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York, 1910. Final blank; pp.[iv (paginated vi)]+345+[iii]; mottled red rough buckram lettered black on spine and front cover, lithographic onlay on front cover printed in red and black. Slight wear to cloth at extremities of spine, but a nice copy.

First published in America in 1895 by Ogilvie, as ‘Spriggs, the Cracksman' and first published in England in 1900 by Ward, Locke as ‘Caged!: The Romance of a Lunatic Asylum', the present appears to be the novel's first appearance under this slightly variant combined title. The copyright notice on the verso of the title page is dated 1910, so perhaps it may have been revised.

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HOGGART (Richard). The uses of Literacy: Aspects of working-class life, with special Reference to publications and entertainments. 1957, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; pp.317+[i (blank)]; light brown rough buckram blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper darkened a little on spine.



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HOGGART (Richard). The uses of Literacy: Aspects of working-class life, with special Reference to publications and entertainments. 1971, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; pp.319+[i (blank)]; light brown rough buckram blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper darkened a little on spine.

The seventh impression of a book published originally in 1957.

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HOGGART (Richard). Speaking To Each Other. Essays by Richard Hoggart. Volume I [II]. About Society [About Literature]. 1970, Chatto & Windus, London. 2 Vols., demy 8vo; pp.[256]; 280; scarlet cloth-textured boards, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper (one dust-wrapper neatly repaired).

Norah Smallwood's copy, with her neatly pencilled initials on the front end-paper of each volume. Norah Smallwood was Hoggart's editor at Chatto & Windus.

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HOGGART (Richard). An English temper: Essays on education, Culture and communications. 1982, Chatto & Windus. Double demy 16mo; pp.[xiv]+207+[iii (as end-papers).



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HOLE (Christina). The English Housewife In the Seventeenth Century. 1953, Chatto & Windus, London. Extra cr.8vo; seven half-tone plates; other illustrations in text; pp.[viii]+[248]; light red cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly nicked and dusty dust-wrapper.



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HOLT (Emily Sarah). One Snowy Night Or Long Ago at Oxford. John F. Shaw and Co., 48 Paternoster Row, N.D [post 1897, pre-1905 (prize label of that year)]; lge.cr.8vo; half-tone frontispiece after M. Irwin; pp.384; rich brown cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered black, elaborately embossed pictorially blind and black on front cover, ruled black, blocked black and blind, heavily embossed with large oval medallion portrait gilt and blind, lettered gilt, on spine. Poor quality paper lightly embrowned throughout; otherwise a very nice copy.

An unusual binding, strongly conceived.

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HOMER. The world Of Odysseus [by] M.I. Finlay, University Lecturer in Classics, Cambridge. With a Foreword by Sir Maurice Bowra. 1956, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; final page bears printer's imprint; pp.[191]+[i]; dull light-blue rough buckram blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Purchased from the publisher's file. The front end-paper bears a brief pencilled note, referring to a handful of very light pencilled marks in the text, which we are unable to interpret.

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HOOD (Mary). How Far She Went. Stories. The University of Georgia Press, Athens, [Georgia, U.S.A.,] 1984. Double demy 16mo; pp.[xii]+123+[i (blank)]; light green fine rough buckram blocked with publisher's device, down-lettered, and lettered, gilt on spine; green and white head- and tail- bands; buff end-papers flecked with brown and grey. Fine copy in slightly faded dust-wrapper creased on front flap.

The author's first collection of stories: for which she received ‘The Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction' in 1984. Apparently the second printing, the verso of the title-leaf here bearing the coding: 88 87 86 85 5 4 3 2'.

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HOOK (Theodore). The Choice humorous works. A new edition with a frontispiece. Chatto & Windus, 1902. Half-title not called for; wood-engraved frontispiece; facsimile on text-paper; pp.[2]+[vi]+583+[i (blank)]; scarlet bubble-grain cloth, ruled blind on sides, blocked pictorially blind and with Hook's signature, gilt, on front cover, lettered gilt on spine; a.e. uncut. Fine unopened copy, without a dust-wrapper.

A handsome book. Contains: Memoir of Hook (38pp.); The Ramsbottom Papers; Political Songs and Squibs; Tentamen; Miscellanies in Verse and Prose; Anecdotes, Hoaxes and Jests.

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HORLER (Sydney). Vivanti: A Paul Vivanti story. A John Crowther (Thrillers) Ltd, Publication, N.D. [c.1947] Globe 8vo; blanj precedes title-page; half-title not called for; pp.111+[i (blank)]; quarter cream cloth lettered black up spine, white glazed boards printed orange, black, and green on front board; front paste-down printed with price 3/6 NET in black. Nice copy. First published in 1927.



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HOUSEHOLD (Geoffrey). Rogue male. 1946, Chatto and Windus. Lower edges uncut; scarlet cloth, blocked and lettered white on spine. Brilliantly fine copy in pictorial dust-wrapper a little faded on spine.

Seventh impression. The dust-wrapper art is the same as that of the first impression.

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[HOUSMAN (A.E.).]. A.E. Housman: A sketch Together with a list of his writings And indexes to His classical papers By A.S.F. Gow. Cambridge At the University Press, 1936. Demy 8vo; blank before half-title, blank at end; portrait frontispiece, and two inserted facsimiles. First blank, half-title, and edges foxed.



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HOWARTH (Herbert). The Irish writers 1880-1940. Hill and Wang, New York, 1959. Lge.post 8vo format, perfect bound; pp.x+318; card wrappers; issued without a dust-wrapper. Spine slightly scuffed; ink notes inside back wrapper.

George Moore, Lady Gregory, W.B. Yeats, AE, Synge, Joyce, etc.

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HUGHES (Richard). A high wind in Jamaica. Services edition Published for The British Publishers Guild By Chatto & Windus, 1944. Wrappers. Issued without dust-wrapper.

Second impression of the Services Edition, first issued in 1943. Publisher's Office Production Copy, with their sticker to this effect on spine.

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HUGHES (Richard). Plays: The Sisters' Tragedy; A Comedy of Good and Evil; The Man born to be Hanged; Danger. 1966, Chatto and Windus.

First published in 1924.

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HUXLEY (Julian, Professopr of Zoology in the University of London (King's College).). Essays in Popular Science. London, Chatto & Windus, 1926. Demy 8vo; half-tone frontispiece and five plates; other illustrations in text; pp.[xii]+307+[i (printer's imprint)]; rough dull brown cloth, ruled blind on sides, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; lower-edges uncut. Cloth slightly torn at head of joints; otherwise a nice copy.

The publisher's file copy, so inscribed on the front end-paper.

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HUXLEY (Julian, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.). On living In a revolution. Chatto & Windus, London, 1944. Lge.post 8vo; pp.xii+[196]; purple cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine; lower-edges uncut. Fine copy in insignificantly chipped and torn dust-wrapper.

On Living in a Revolution, Economic Man and Social Man, The War: Two Jobs not One, Philosophy in a World at War, War as a Biological Phenomenon, Dr. Spooner: the Growth of a Legend, Animal Pests in War-time, Colonies in a Changing World, etc.

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HUXLEY (Julian, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.). Man in the Modern world. 1947, Chatto & Windus, London. Lge.post 8vo; printer's imprint leaf at end; pp.viii+[282]+[ii]; mottled light grey-blue rough buckram, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. grey-blue, lower-edges uncut. Photosensitive cloth slightly faded on spine; otherwise a fine copy in dusty dust-wrapper.

Essays selected from two earlier volumes (The Uniqueness of Man and On Living in A Revolution): Eugenics and Society, Climate and Human History, The Intelligence of Birds, The Analysis of Fame, Religion as an Objective Problem, War as a Biological Phenomenon, Thomas Henry Huxley and Julian Huxley: An Imaginary Interview, Dr. Spooner: the Growth of a Legend, Birds and Men on St. Kilda, etc.

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HUXLEY (Julian, M.A., D.S.C., F.R.S.). Soviet genetics And world science: Lysenko and the Meaning of Heredity. 1949, Chatto & Windus, London. Half-tone frontispiece; pp.x+[245]+[i (printer's imprint)]; bright blue buckram blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. light blue. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Historically interesting.

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HUXLEY (Julian, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.). New bottles For new wine: Essays. 1957, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; printer's imprint leaf at end; four double-sided half-tone plates; other illustrations in text; pp.318+[ii]; sky-blue fine rough buckram, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly torn dust-wrapper a trifle faded on spine.

Transhumanism, A Re-Definition of Progress, Man's Place and Role in Nature, Evolution Cultural and Biological, New Bottles for New Wine: Ideology and Scientific Knowledge, Natural History in Iceland, Population and Human Fulfilment, Evolutionary Humanism, etc.

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HUXLEY (Julian). Essays Of a humanist. 1964, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; pp.[288]; purple rough cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt, panelled dark red, on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The Emergence of Darwinism, Psychometabolism, The Humanist Frame, Education and Humanism, Birds and Science, Riches of wild Africa, Toynbee and Time Scales, Teilhard de Chardin, The Crowded World, Eugenics in Evolutionary Perspective, etc. Dedicated to Aldous Huxley.

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HYDE (H. Montgomery). A history of Pornography. Heinemann, 1964. Demy 8vo; frontispiece after Aubrey Beardsley; final blank; pp.[viii]+[248].



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HYDE (H. Montgomery). The Atom Bomb Spies. Hamish Hamilton, 1980. Uncorrected proof copy in wrappers (a messy photocopy); without the plates; pp.x+[232].

Fuchs, Pontecorvo, the Rosenbergs, May, Maclean, etc.

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HYDE (Lewis). The Gift: Imagination and The Erotic Life Of Property. Random House, New York, 1983. Short demy 8vo format, perfect bound; biographical note leaf followed by blank at end; pp.[xx]+327+[i (blank)]+[i]+[iii]; black cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine; red and yellow head and tail bands.

With particular discussion of Walt Whitman and Ezra Pound.

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IBSEN (Henrik). Ibsen The Norwegian: A Revaluation By M.C. Bradbrook, Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge. 1946, Chatto & Windus, London. Extra cr.8vo; pp.x+150; sky-blue linen, blocked and lettered gilt, panelled khaki, on spine. Fine copy in minutely chipped and frayed dust-wrapper.



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IBSEN (Henrik). Ibsen The Norwegian: A Revaluation By M.C. Bradbrook Litt.D, Professor of English and Fellow of Girton College in the University of Cambridge. New Edition. 1966, Chatto & Windus. Double demy 16mo; two blanks before half-title, two at end; pp.[4]+x+173+[5]; turquoise cloth-textured boards, blocked and lettered gilt on spine.

A newly revised and enlarged edition of a title first published in 1948.

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ING (Catherine). Elizabethan Lyrics: A study in the development of English metres and their relation to Poetic effect. 1951, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; two blanks at end, serving as end-papers; pp.252+[iv]; light reddish-brown cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly dusty dust-wrapper.

Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Campion, Ben Jonson, Donne, etc. The author was at this time Lecturer in English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Norah Smallwood's copy, with her initialled pencilled inscription on the front end-paper.

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INGELOW (Jean). Fated To be Free. The century series. London, R.E. King, Limited, Tabernacle Street, E.C., 1900. Blank before half-title; pp.[2]+vi+497+[i (blank)]; diagonally fine ribbed dark green cloth, ruled and elaborately blocked blind, blocked, lettered, and with short rule gilt, on front cover, ruled, blocked, and embossed with lettering, blind on back cover, ruled, and elaborately blocked blind, lettered and with short rule gilt, on spine; end-papers coated pale yellow. Slight wear to cloth at head and tail of spine; otherwise a fine copy.

A scarce Ingelow title, and a very untypical production for R.E. King, both in the size of the volume and the fact that it is printed on good paper with no tendency to embrown. It is perhaps not without relevance in this context that Henry S. King & Co. were numbered amongst this author's later publishers (though the original publisher's of this title as a three decker in 1875 was the - by this time defunct - Tinsley).

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JACKSON (Holbrook). The Anatomy of Bibliomania. Faber and Faber Limited, 24 Russell Square, London, 1950. Double demy 16mo; blank before half-title, two at end; pp.668+[iv]; scarlet coarse-weave cloth ruled and lettered gold on spine (v. note); front paste-down printed in black (v. note). Light foxing to edges, otherwise a fine copy in laminated dust-wrapper.

From the library of Eric Quayle, with his Zennor bookplate on the front end-paper. The front paste-down bears Holbrook Jackson's signature (presumably printed, since he died in 1948), below which is tipped-on a genuine specimen of his bookplate (this a trifle foxed); the spine ruling and lettering appears to be real gold. Apparently one of a few copies issued thus by way of a memorial. The first edition from an English trade publishing house of a title printed originally in two volumes in 1930 by the Soncino Press, who reprinted it in the same form in 1931, and in a revised edition in one volume in 1932. The present edition appears to follow this last.

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JAEGER (Muriel). Before Victoria. 1956, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.xii+[212]; red cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Dust-wrapper somewhat chipped and frayed.

Sub-titled on the dust-wrapper: Changing Standards & Behaviour 1787-1837. The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their small sticker on the spine of the dust-wrapper and their faint rubber stamp on the front end-paper.

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JAMES (Clive). From The land of Shadows. Jonathan Cape, 1982. Uncorrected proof copy in wrappers; pp.[276].

Essays and criticism. Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, Kingsley Amis, Larkin, Nabokov, etc., etc.

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[JAMES (Henry)]. Henry James And his cult. [by] Maxwell Geismar. 1964, Chatto & Windus. Short double demy 16mo; two blanks at end; pp.[xii]+463+[v]; mottled lake cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine; greenish blue textured end-papers.

First English edition from American sheets: issued in the U.S.A. in 1963.

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[JAMES (Henry).]. [By] Richard Poirier: The comic sense of Henry James: a Study of the Early Novels. 1960, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; pp.260; dark cerise cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in frayed dust-wrapper slightly darkened on spine.



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JAMES (William). Pragmatism: A new name for some Old ways of thinking. Popular lectures on philosophy. Longmans, Green, and Co., New York, 1907. Pp.[xvi]+[312]. No dust-wrapper; slight wear to spine.

First edition, second impression, one month after the first.

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[JEFFERS (Robinson).]. The coast opposite humanity: An essay on the poetry of Robinson Jeffers [by] Kenneth White. Unicorn, Llanfynydd, Carmarthen, Dyfed, 1975. Vignettes on text-paper; printed in dark green; card wrappers; pp.92.



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JEROME (Jerome K.). All rights reserved. The Observations of Henry And others. Bristol, J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Quay Street; London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Limited, 1920. Double f'cap 16mo; two blanks before half-title serving as end-papers; 3pp. integral advertisements for ‘Pelmanism' at end, serving as end-papers; pp.[iv]+216+[iv]; vertically ribbed cloth effect dull leaf green boards, blocked black, lettered dull green through black on back cover with advertisement for ‘Fry's Breakfast Cocoa', ruled blocked and lettered black on front cover and spine. Poor quality paper very lightly embrowned throughout, but a nice copy of a title very scarce in any form, though without the dust-wrapper.

Issued originally in 1901 as one of the last volumes [?No.92] of arrowsmith's Bristol Library, and as here seen showing the final incarnation of the series. This edition has ten stories, including at least one ghost story, instead of the five included in some other editions.

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JOCELYN (Mrs. Robert [Ada M.].). Lady Mary's experiences. A novel. In one volume. London: F.V. White & Co, 14, Bedford Street, Strand, W.C [sic], 1898. Publisher's 12pp. integral Catalogue at end; pp.[viii]+300+12; apple-green sand-grain cloth, blocked with publisher's monogram blind on back cover, ruled and lettered black on front cover, lettered gilt on spine. Slight mottled darkening of back cover; otherwise a fine copy.

Not in Sadleir; this title not in Wolff. Second printing of a title issued originally in 1897: apparently identical with the first except for the paper stock, the date on the title-page, the content of the advertisements, and the fact that the front cover is here ruled and lettered in black instead of gilt.

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JOHNSON (A.F.). Selected essays On books and Printing. Edited by Percy Muir. 1970 [i.e., 1971: v. below], Amsterdam: van Gendt & Co; London: Routledge & Kegan Paul; New York: Abner Schram. Extra.Imp.8vo; blank before half-title, blank at end; numerous facsimiles in text, some printed in black and red, mostly full-page; two folding plans of London; small slip loosely laid in, as issued, recording that the book was not issued until 1971 due to production delays; pp.[ii]+XIV+489+[iii]; red and black mottled silk-weave cloth, panelled black, lettered, and with ruled box, gilt, on spine; dove-grey end-papers. Faint vertical crease in spine, as often with this volume; otherwise a fine copy in slightly frayed laminated dust-wrapper.

From the library of bibliographer Eric Quayle, with his Zennor bookplate on the front paste-down. Finely printed at the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona, Italy. Includes ‘The Classification of Gothic Types'; ‘A Catalogue of Italian Writing-Books of the Sixteenth Century'; ‘The Chancery Types of Italy and France'; ‘Books printed at Lyons in the Sixteenth Century'; ‘The Supply of Types in the Sixteenth Century'; ‘Some French Bible Illustrations in the Sixteenth Century'; ‘Geofroy Tory'; ‘Orance Fine as an Illustrator of Books'; ‘The "Antwerp" Ornaments'; ‘An Alphabet by Pieter Coecke van Aelst'; ‘Some Notes on German Renaissance Title-borders'; ‘The Title-borders of Hans Holbein'; ‘Basle Ornaments on Paris Books 1519 - 36'; ‘Some Cologne and Basle Types'; ‘English Books printed Abroad'; ‘Books printed at Heidelberg for Thomas Cartwright'; ‘Some Types used by Paolo Manuzio'; ‘The Italic Types of Robert Granjon'; ‘Christian Egenolff of Frankfurt and his Types'; ‘Title-Pages: their Forms and Development, 1500 - 1800'; ‘English Typography in the Seventeenth Century'; ‘Notes on Some Seventeenth-Century English Types and Type Specimens'; ‘An Unrecorded Specimen Sheet of a Scottish Printing House'; ‘Type Designs and Type-founding in Scotland'; ‘The Exiled English Church at Amsterdam and its Press'; ‘Typography at the Cambridge University Press, c.1700'; ‘John Bagford, Antiquary, 1650 - 1716'; ‘The King's Printers, 1660 - 1742'; ‘English Type Specimen Books'; ‘The Homes of the London Typefounders'; ‘The Modern-Face Type in England'; ‘Fat Faces: their History, Forms, and Use'; ‘Typographia, or the Printer's Instructor'; ‘Olf-Face Types in the Victorian Age'; ‘Nineteenth-Century Typefounders and Mechanical Inventions'; etc., etc.

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[JOHNSON (Samuel).]. Paul Fussell: Samuel Johnson And the Life of Writing. 1972, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; advertisement leaf follows half-title; blank at end; pp.xiv+303+[iii]; dark grey-brown cloth-textured boards, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper slightly faded on spine.



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JONES (Bobby). Golf Is my game. With a Foreword by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated with Photographs and drawings. 1961, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; frontispiece, and twelve double-sided plates from photographs; numerous full-page diagrams and plans in text; final blank; pp.270+[ii]; light green smooth cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper slightly darkened on spine.

From the publisher's file, but without signs of provenance.

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[JONES (James).]. The Colony [by] John Bowers. Hutchinson of London, 1972. Double demy 16mo; pp.[iv]+236.

Memories of Jones and the Lowney Handy Colony in Southern Illinois, whilst he was working on his second book. Useful background.

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JONES (John, Senior Lecturer in English Literature in The University of Oxford, formerly Fellow And Law Tutor of Merton College.). On Aristotle And Greek Tragedy. 1962, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; two blanks at end; pp.284+[iv]; puce fine buckram blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper.

Sections on Aristotle's Poetics, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripedes.

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JONES (John, Senior Lecturer in English Literature In the University of Oxford). On Aristotle And Greek tragedy. Chatto & Windus, 1968. Demy 8vo; two blanks at end; pp.284+[iv]; Glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in buff, blue, and black; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Virtually fine copy.

The first soft-cover edition of a book published originally in 1962. Sections on Aristotle's Poetics, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripedes.

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JORDAN (Philip). There is no return. Cresset Press, 1938. Pp.[xii]+[352]. No dust-wrapper.

Memories of the Spanish Civil War, and other travels, by a journalist.

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[JOYCE (James).]. James Joyce By Louis Golding. Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1933. Post 8vo; blank before half-title; pp.[176]. Front pastedown scuffed; blank and edges foxed.

Issued as a volume in the series ‘Modern Writers and Playwrights', under the general editorship of Thomas Moult.

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[JOYCE (James).]. A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake By Joseph Campbell And Henry Morton Robinson. Faber and Faber Limited, 1947. Pp.300. Covers faded; no dust-wrapper.



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[JOYCE (James)]. Dublin's Joyce By Hugh Kenner. 1955, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; portrait frontispiece after Wyndham Lewis, on verso of half-title; pp.[xii]+372; dark green rough buckram, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. lake carmine. Dust-wrapper (repeating Lewis's portrait on front panel) slightly frayed at extremities of spine, and a trifle faded; otherwise a fine copy.



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JOYCE (James). Lettres. Reunies et presentees Par Stuart Gilbert Et traduites de l'Anglais Par Marie Tadie. Gallimard, 1961. Pp.552; wrappers, slightly scuffed; unopened; no dust-wrapper.

First French edition.

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[JOYCE (James).]. The Classical Temper: A Study of James Joyce's Ulysses By S.L. Goldberg. 1961, Chatto and Windus. Double demy 16mo; three blanks at end; pp.346+[vi]; brown cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine.



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[KAFKA (Franz).]. Max Brod: The biography of Franz Kafka. Translated from the German by G. Humphreys Roberts. Secker & Warburg, 1947. Pp.183.

First edition in English. Includes the first appearance in English of some material printed from Kafka's mss.

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[KAFKA (Franz).]. [By] Martin Greenberg. The terror Of art. Kafka and Modern Literature. Andre Deutsch, 1971. Double demy 16mo; final blank; pp.[xii]+[244].



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KAKUTANI (Michiko). The Poet at the Piano: Portraits of Writers, Filmmakers, Playwrights, and Other Artists at Work. Times Books, [New York,] 1988. Med.8vo format, perfect bound; pp.xxii+247+[iii]; quarter cloth, board sides, ruled and lettered gilt on front cover and spine.

Bellow, Borges, Cheever, Didion, Gordimer, Kundera, Mailer, Mary McCarthy, V.S. Naipaul, Philip Roth, Styron, Updike, Gore Vidal, Eudora Welty, Jules Feiffer, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Lena Horne, Liza Minnelli, Paul ?Newman, Laurence Olivier, Ingmar Bergman, Louis Malle, Martin Scorsese, Stebven Spielberg, etc.

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KAKUTANI (Michiko). The Poet at the Piano: Portraits of Writers, Filmmakers, Playwrights, and Other Artists at Work. Times Books, [New York,] 1988. Med.8vo format, perfect bound; pp.xxii+247+[iii]; quarter cloth, board sides, ruled and lettered gilt on front cover and spine. No dust-wrapper.

Bellow, Borges, Cheever, Didion, Gordimer, Kundera, Mailer, Mary McCarthy, V.S. Naipaul, Philip Roth, Styron, Updike, Gore Vidal, Eudora Welty, Jules Feiffer, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Lena Horne, Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Laurence Olivier, Ingmar Bergman, Louis Malle, Martin Scorsese, Stebven Spielberg, etc.

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KAZIN (Alfred). Bright book Of life: American Novelists and Storytellers From Hemingway to Mailer. Secker & Warburg, 1974. Pp.[x]+334.

Hemingway, Faulkner, Mailer, Vonnegut, Cozzens, Updike, Bellow, Singer, Porter, Oates, Capote, Ellison, Pynchon, etc.

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[KEATS (John).]. John Keat's Dream of truth [by] John Jones, Professor of Poetry In the University of Oxford. Chatto & Windus, 1980. Double demy 16mo; pp.[viii]+302; glazed white wrappers printed in brown and black; issued without end-papers. Fine copy.

First soft-cover edition of a book printed originally in 1969.

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[KEATS (John).]. John Keats: The Making of a Poet. By Aileen Ward. Octagon Books, A division of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York, 1982. Double med.16mo, perfect bound; frontispiece and 8pp. illustrations on text-paper, not included in pagination; three blanks at end; pp.[xiv]+450+[vi]; reddish-brown buckram, blocked with publisher's device gilt on front cover and spine, lettered gilt on and down spine; yellow and reddish-brown head and tail bands. Fine copy.

Probably issued without a dust-wrapper.

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[KEATS (John).]. The Essential Keats Selected and with an Introduction by Philip Levine. The Ecco Press, New York. Sq.f'cap 8vo; pp.[viii]+145+[iii (blank)]; glazed wrappers printed in colours.



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KENNEDY (John F.). Why England slept. Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., N.D. [1940]. Double post 16mo; publishers 16pp. catalogue at end, dated Autumn, 1940; carmine cloth, lettered black on spine. Fine copy in torn, creased, and slightly chipped dust-wrapper.



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KENNEDY (John F.). A nation of immigrants. Introduction by Robert F. Kennedy. Hamish Hamilton, 1964. Sixteen double-sided plates; pp.[xiv]+[114].

First English edition, revised and enlarged.

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KERMODE (Frank). Continuities. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1968. Demy 8vo; final blank; pp.viii+[240].

Essays on Wallace Stevens, Edmund Wilson, D.H. Lawrence, Colette, Hemingway, Samuel Beckett, Sartre, Golding, Salinger, Muriel Spark, Malamud, Bellow, etc., and a number on more general topics.

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[KING (Henry)]. Henry King & The Seventeenth Century By Ronald Berman. 1964, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; pp.160; diagonally fine ribbed grey cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Dust-wrapper slightly frayed, otherwise fine.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, bearing their label to this effect on the spine of the dust-wrapper.

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[KING (Henry)]. Henry King & The Seventeenth Century By Ronald Berman. 1964, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.160; diagonally fine ribbed grey cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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KINGSLEY (Charles). Yeast: A Problem. London: Macmillan and Co., 1884. Series title and half-title precede half-title; pp.[xxviii]+324; publisher's inserted 32pp. catalogue at end; dark blue fine diaper cloth ruled and lettered gilt on spine; t.e uncut, fore-edges rough-trimmed. Very nice copy.

A volume from the first collected edition of Kingsley's Works. Includes the Prefaces Kingsley wrote to the first edition of 1851 and the fourth edition of 1859.

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KNIGHT (Stephen). Form and ideology In crime fiction. M[acmillan Press Ltd.], 1980. Demy 8vo format, perfect bound; pp.viii+202+[ii (blank)]; black cloth, ruled and down-lettered gilt on spine.

Presentation copy with the author's holograph inscription to Carmen Calil, signed ‘Stephen', on the title-page. Chapters on early detective fiction, Edgar Allan Poe, Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, and Ed. McBain.

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KNIGHT (G. Wilson). The Burning Oracle: Studies in the Poetry of action. O. U. P., 1939.

Spenser, Milton, Swift, Pope, Byron, and Shakespeare.

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KNIGHT (G. Wilson). The Saturnian Quest: A chart of the prose works of John Cowper Powys. Methuen & Co Ltd, 1964. Demy 8vo; portrait frontispiece; pp.[140]. Edges foxed.



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KNIGHTS (L.C.). Explorations: Essays in criticism Mainly on the literature of The seventeenth century. George W. Stewart, Publisher, Inc., New York, 1947. Lge.post 8vo; pp.[vi]+9-219+[v]. Dust-wrapper frayed and chipped at head of spine.

First American edition. The curious pagination of the prelims. is due to an initial leaf having been excised by the publisher before binding, but being still allowed for in the pagination. The book may well have been printed from the English plates, in which this leaf perhaps carried advertisements. In addition to the essays on seventeenth century subjects, there are papers on Yeats, and Henry James.

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KNIGHTS (L.C., Winterstoke Professor of English in the University of Bristol). Poetry, politics And the English Tradition. 1954, Chatto & Windus, London. Sm.double cr.16mo wire-stitched into grey card wrappers, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in scarlet; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.



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KNIGHTS (L.C., King Edward VII Professor of English Literature in the University of Cambridge). Further Explorations. 1965, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; two blanks before half-title; pp.[iv]+[204]; dark sage green cloth-textured boards, blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper slightly faded on spine.

Essays on Shakespeare, Marlowe, Metaphysical Poetry, Clarendon, Coleridge, etc.

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KNIGHTS (L.C.). Public voices: Literature and politics With special reference to The seventeenth century. The Clark Lectures For 1970-71. 1971, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; final blank; pp.133+[iii]; maroon cloth-textured boards, lettered gilt on and down spine. Fine copy in slightly dusty dust-wrapper.

Shakespeare, Hooker and Milton, Clarendon and Marvell, Dryden and Halifax, etc.

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KNIGHTS (L.C.). Explorations 3. [by] L.C. Knights, Formerly King Edward VII Professor of English Literature In the University of Cambridge. 1976, Chatto & Windus. Double demy 16mo; pp.196; pinkish brown cloth textured boards, ruled on, lettered gilt down, spine.

Critical essays: Literature and the Teaching of Literature; Henry James and Human Liberty; Two Notes on Coleridge; Early Blake; George Herbert; Ben Jonson: Public Attitudes and Social Poetry; All or Nothing: A Theme in John Donne; and five essays on Shakespeare.

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KORG (Jacob). Language In modern Literature: Innovation and Experiment. The Harvester Press, [Brighton,] Sussex; Barnes & Noble, New York, 1979. Lge.double med.16mo; pp.[viii]+244+[iv (blank)].

Issued as the first volume in the series ‘Studies in Contemporary Literature and Culture'. Stein, Hulme, Pound, William Carlos Williams, Cummings, Eliot, Joyce, Futurism, Collage, Surrealism, etc.

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LACEY (William J.). Prize Temperance Tale: Through Storm to Sunshine. With Illustrations. T. Nelson and Sons, London and Edinburgh: And The United Kingdom Band of Hope Union, 4 Ludgate Hill, London, E.C., 1896. Wood-engraved frontispiece with tissue guard and vignette title-leaf precede letterpress title; half-title not called for; four plates; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.443+[i (blank)]+[iv]; bevelled diagonally fine-ribbed scarlet cloth, blocked blind on back cover, ruled black, blocked black and gilt, lettered red-and-gilt-outlined scarlet-through gilt, scarlet-through-gilt, and black, on front cover, ruled black, blocked black and gilt, lettered gilt, red-and-gilt-outlined scarlet-through gilt, scarlet-through-gilt, and gilt, on spine; end-papers printed with a pattern of foliage in pale grey. Barely perceptible fading to one corner of back cover; otherwise an exceptionally fine, crisp, copy.

Reprint of a title first published in 1886. The third winner of the United Kingdom Band of Hope Union One Hundred Pounds prize for the best tale illustrative of Temperance in its relation to the young.

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[LAMB (Charles).]. Charles Lamb [by] Alfred Ainger. Macmillan and Co., 1888. Pp.[xii]+186+[2 (advertisements)]. Spine darkened.

English Men of Letters Series. Third impression. First published in 1881.

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[LANG (Andrew).]. The Prophecies Of the Brahan seer (Coinneach odhar fiosaiche), By Alexander Mackenzie, F.S.A. (Scot.). With Introductory Chapter By Andrew Lang. Stirling: Eneas Mackay, 1917. Pp.viii+93+[iii advertisements]; no dust-wrapper.

Lang's introduction occupies pp.v-viii. First published in 1899.

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LANGBAUM (Robert). The poetry Of experience: The Dramatic Monologue in Modern Literary Tradition. 1957, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; two blanks before half-title; leaf bearing printer's imprint followed by two blanks at end; light blue cloth blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. blue, lower-edges uncut. Strip torn from top-edge of front panel of dust-wrapper; otherwise a fine copy.



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LAUDER (Sir Thomas Dick, Bart. Of Fountainhall). The Wolfe of Badenoch: A Historical Romance of the Fourteenth Century. Complete Unabridged Edition. London: Hamilton, Adams & Co. Glasgow: Thomas D. Morison, 1886. 8pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.627+[i (blank)]+8; green fine diaper cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut; end-papers printed with stylised flower and frond design in blue-green. Relevant ink note on half-title; otherwise a nice copy. Scarce.

First published in three volumes in 1827. The present edition includes notes apparently here first printed.

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[LAWRENCE (D.H.).]. D.H. Lawrence: A Personal Record By E.T. Jonathan Cape, 1935. Pp.[224]. No dust-wrapper.

By Jessie Chambers, the ‘Miriam' of ‘Sons and Lovers', and the friend of Lawrence's youth. The volume includes a good deal of information about Lawrence's early life not available elsewhere.

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LAWRENCE (D.H.). Lady Chatterley's Lover. Complete unexpurgated Edition. Heinemann, 1960.

First English hardcover unexpurgated edition. Printed in Holland.

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[LAYTON (Irving).]. [By] Elspeth Cameron: Irving Layton, A portrait. Stoddart, Toronto, Canada, 1985. Med.8vo format; pp.[xviii]+518+[viii (blank)].



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LEAVIS (F.R.). D.H. Lawrence. The Minority Press: Gordon Fraser at St. John's College, Cambridge, 1930. 40pp., sewn as a single gathering into large grey self-wrappers, printed in green on front and back covers, and flaps; blank at front and back; fore- and lower- edges uncut; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Wrappers a trifle darkened, and slightly rubbed on spine; otherwise a nice copy, complete with the advertisement slip for ‘The Pocket Edition' of Lawrence's novels and tales loosely laid in, as issued.

Issued as ‘Minority Pamphlet No 6.'.

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LEAVIS (F.R.) & THOMPSON (Denys). Culture and Environment: The training of Critical awareness. 1933, Chatto & Windus. Final blank; pp.[viii]+[152]. Spine slightly faded; no dust-wrapper.



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LEAVIS (F.R., Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge). Education & The university: a Sketch for an ‘English School'. Chatto & Windus, 1948. Sm.cr.8vo; pp.171+[i (printer's imprint)]; iron grey fine weave cloth, blocked and lettered grey on spine. Fine copy in darkened and minutely chipped dust-wrapper.

Second edition of a book originally published in 1943.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). The Great tradition. 1950, Chatto & Windus. Lge.post 8vo; pp.[viii]+266+[ii (printer's imprint)]; brown cloth, blocked and lettered gilt down spine. Dust-wrapper defective, cloth patchily faded.

Second edition of a title published originally in 1948. Essays on George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, Dickens's ‘Hard Times'.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Mill on Bentham And Coleridge With An introduction by F.R. Leavis, Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. 1959, Chatto & Windus, London. Sm.cr.8vo; final blank; pp.[vi]+168+[ii]; red cloth ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in nicked dust-wrapper.

Leavis's Introduction occupies pp.1-38

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LEAVIS (F.R.). New bearings in English poetry: A study of The contemporary situation. Ann Arbor Paperbacks, 1960. Double lge.post 16mo; pp.[x]+238+[vi (three blanks and advertisement leaf)]; card wrappers, cut flush; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Wrappers slightly dusty; back cover and last few leaves cockled; otherwise a nice copy.

First edition thus. Originally published in England in 1932. Studies of Eliot, Pound, Hopkins. etc.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Two cultures? The significance of C.P. Snow By F.R. Leavis, Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. Being the Richmond Lecture, 1962. With an Essay on Sir Charles Snow's Rede Lecture By Michael Yudkin. 1962, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; final blank; pp.45+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; mauve boards blocked and lettered gilt down flat spine. Unobtrusive marking of back end-paper; otherwise a fine copy in slightly dusty dust-wrapper.



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LEAVIS (F.R.). Anna Karenina And other essays. Chatto & Windus, 1967. Demy 8vo; two blanks at front and back, serving as end-papers; pp.[iv]+248+[iv]; glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed in cerise, pale green and black. Very slight dusting of wrappers, but a virtually fine copy.

Issued simultaneously in hardcover and wrappers, as here. Essays on Anna Karenina, The Pilgrim's Progress, Adam Bede, The Europeans, What Maisie Knew, The Shadow-Line, The Secret Sharer, Pudd'nhead Wilson, Pound, D.H. Lawrence, the criticism of T.S. Eliot and Samuel Johnson, etc.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). English literature In our time And the university: Clark Lectures, 1967. Chatto & Windus, London, 1969. Demy 8vo; pp.viii+200; white glazed card wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in black, pale grey, and red; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their label to this effect on the spine. The soft-cover issue.

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LEAVIS (F.R. and Q.D.). Lectures In America. 1969, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.[viii]+152; dull light blue cloth-textured boards, lettered gilt down and on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Issued simultaneously in hard-back as here, and in soft covers. Eliot, Yeats, Emily Bronte, Temnnyson, etc.

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LEAVIS (F.R. and Q.D.). Lectures In America. 1969, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.[viii]+152; glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in black, lilac and brown; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Very nice copy.

Issued simultaneously in hard-back and in soft covers, as here. Eliot, Yeats, Emily Bronte, Temnnyson, etc.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Education & The University: A Sketch for an ‘English School'. Chatto & Windus, 1972. Pp.[ii]+[172]+[ii (pastedown)].

First published in 1943. This is the fourth impression of the 1948 revised edition.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion And Social Hope. 1972, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.232; old cream cloth-textured boards, ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper lightly creased on front flap.

The hard-cover issue.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion And Social Hope. 1972, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.232; white glazed card wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in black, purple, and red; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.

The publisher's Production Office Copy, with their label to this effect on the spine. The soft-cover issue.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion And Social Hope. 1972, Chatto & Windus. Demy 8vo; pp.232; white glazed card wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in black, purple, and red; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.

The soft-cover issue.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). Letters In criticism. Edited With an Introduction by John Tasker. 1974, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; pp.160; red cloth-textured boards blocked and lettered gilt down spine. Back panel of dust-wrapper slightly chipped; otherwise a fine copy.

Letters published in newspapers and periodicals between 1932 and 1973.

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LEAVIS (F.R.). The critic as Anti-philosopher. Edited by G. Singh. 1982, Chatto & Windus. Pp.xiv+210; uncorrected proof copy in wrappers; without the dust-wrapper.



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[LEAVIS (F.R.).]. F.R. Leavis [by] William Walsh, Professor of Commonwealth Literature And Douglas Grant Fellow In the University of Leeds. 1980, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; blank at end; pp.189+[iii]; pale grey cloth-textured boards, blocked gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

"The purpose of this book is not to hark back over old controversies or to engage in new ones, but to define and substantiate the positive achievement of F.R. Leavis, whom I see as the fourth critic in the line of English critics inaugurated by Johnson and continued by Coleridge and arnold." - author's Foreword.

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LEE (Laurie). A Rose for Winter: Travels in Andalusia. 1981, The Hogarth Press, London. Pp.160; red cloth-textured boards blocked and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

Seventh impression of a title first published in 1955.

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LEECH (Clifford). The Dramatist's Experience With Other Essays in Literary Theory. 1970, Chatto & Windus. Double demy 16mo; pp.[viii]+248; light blue cloth-textured boards, lettered gilt down and on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper slightly torn at head of back flap.



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LE GALLIENNE (Richard). The Romantic '90s. Garden City New York, Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. Extra cr.8vo; portrait frontispiece on text-paper after a drawing by Max Beerbohm, and sixteen facsimile's of letters (v. note) on text-paper and included in the pagination; single inset title-page printed in black and scarlet; pp.[xvi (excluding the frontispiece)]+279+[i (blank)]; quarter vertically-ribbed black cloth, hammered pale pink board sides, cream paper spine label printed in black; fore-edges uncut, lower-edges rough-trimmed. Nice copy, but without a dust-wrapper.

The second American edition, the first having appeared in 1925. The English edition appeared the same year as this. The facsimiles (some extending for several pages) include letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Irving, Theodore Watts-Dunton, George Meredith, Frederick Locker-Lampson, Austin Dobson, Andrew Lang, Alice Meynell, William Sharp, Lionel Johnson, John Davidson, Stephen Phillips, Max Beerbohm, Henry Harland, and Oscar Wilde.

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[LEHMANN (Rosamond]. Rosamond Lehmann: an Appreciation [by] Gillian Tindall. Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, 1985. Extra double cr.16mo; final blank; pp.[xii]+201+[iii]; glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed in black, pink, and green on front wrapper, in black and green on back wrapper and spine; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.



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LENNAM (Trevor). Sebastian Westcott, The Children of Paul's, And The Marriage Of Wit and Science. University of Toronto Press, Toronto and Buffalo, 1975. Double med.16mo; illustrations and facsimiles on text-paper; pp.xviii+220+[ii (colophon)]; issued without dust-wrapper.



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LEVI-STRAUSS (Claude). Conversations With Claude Levi-Strauss Edited by G. Charbonnier. Translated by John and Doreen Weightman. Jonathan Cape, 1969. F'cap 8vo; pp.160.

First edition in English. Published in France in 1961.

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[LEWIS (Wyndham).]. Wyndham Lewis: A portrait Of the artist As the enemy. By Geoffrey Wagner. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1957. Double roy.16mo; blank before half-title, blank at end; vignette title-page by Michael Ayrton; pp.[xviii (paged xvi)]+[364]+[ii]. Dust-wrapper with Ayrton vignette repeated on front panel, rather chipped, frayed, and torn; cloth of sides badly damp-mottled; end-papers badly embrowned; text fine.

The first full-length study of Lewis. Printed in America.

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LINDSAY (Vachel). Adventures Rhymes & designs Including The prose volume Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty Together with Rhymes to be Traded for Bread, The Village Improvement Parade and Selections from The Village Magazine By Vachel Lindsay. With an essay by Robert F. Sayre. The Eakins Press New York, Publishers, 1968. Med.8vo; pp.288; lime green end-papers printed in black with additional Linday material; glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed on front cover in cerise, black, and marina blue, on back cover in cerise and black, down spine in marina blue and cerise; issued without a dust-wrapper.

The first collective edition of these pieces, and the first appearance of Sayre's essay which occupies pp.7-40.

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LIVINGSTONE (David). Family Letters 1841-1856. Volume two, 1849-1856. Edited with An Introduction by I. Schapera. 1959, Chatto & Windus, London. Double demy 16mo; pp.320; mottled blue-green cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The first publication of most of these letters.

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LIVINGSTONE (David). Livingstone's Private Journals 1851-1853. Edited with An introduction By I. Schapera. 1960, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; three maps and some facsimiles in text; pp.[xxvi]+341+[i (blank)]; brick red cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.

The first publication of this Journals.

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LIVINGSTONE (David). Livingstone's Missionary Correspondence 1841-1856. Edited with an Introduction By I. Schapera. 1961, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; portrait frontispiece and seven plates; other illustrations and one mapin text; pp.[xxvi]+342; puce smooth cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in slightly chipped and frayed dust-wrapper.

The first publication of many of these letters.

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LIVINGSTONE (David). Livingstone's African Journal 1853-1856. Edited With an introduction By I. Schapera. Volume I 1963, Chatto & Windus, London. Demy 8vo; pp.[xxiv]+235+[i (blank)]; green rough buckram, ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper.



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LOFTIE (W.J.). A Century of Bibles Or the Authorised Uersion from 1611 to 1711 To which is added William Kilburne's Tract On Dangerous Errors in the late printed Bibles 1659 with Lists of Bibles in the British Museum Bodleian Stuttgart and other li- Braries compiled by the reverend W.J. Loftie B.A. F.S.A. London Basil Montagu Pickering, 196 Piccadilly 1872. Post 8vo; large woodcut device on title-page, another on verso of Contents; printer's imprint leaf followed by blank at end; pp.[viii]+249+[i (blank)]+[i (printer's large wood-cut device)]+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; pink smooth cloth, white spine-label printed in black; a.e. uncut. Cloth faded on spine and at edges of covers, and somewhat torn and slightly chipped on spine, with old repair; fine internally. Very scarce.

From the Library of bibliographer Eric Quayle, with his Zennor bookplate on the front pastedown. Finely printed on large Whatman hand-made paper by Whittingham and Wilkins at the Chiswick Press, and altogether a beautifully designed book. The first 30pp. comprise an introduction in which Loftie refers back as far as the Great Bible of 1538, this being followed by the text of Kilburne's Tract; the main bibliographical section follows and gives full collations as well as notes of misprints, etc., sufficient for purposes of identification, of virtually all the Bibles printed in English at London, Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh and other places in Scotland, or overseas, from 1611 until 1711-12, most of which were directly collated by Loftie, but some few of which are added from other sources (including some booksellers lists); there follows lists of Bibles and Testaments in the collections of the British Museum, Mr. Lea Wilson, and Mr. Francis Fry, and of Bibles in Lambeth Library, Canterbury Cathedral, the Bodleian Library, and the Royal Library at Stuttgart.

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[LORCA (Garcia).]. Lorca: The poet and his people. By Arturo Barea Translated from the Spanish by Ilsa Barea. Grove Press Inc., New York, N.D. Pp.[xvi]+176; red cloth lettered black down flat spine, glazed card onlay front and back; issued without a dust-wrapper.

This translation originally published in 1949.

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[LORCA (Garcia).]. [By] Edwin Honig: Garcia Lorca. Jonathan Cape, 1969. Pp.[2]+[xvi]+[240]+[iv (advertisements)]; card wrappers; issued without dust-wrapper. Small scuff at head of spine.

First issued in America in 1944, and revised in 1963. This is the first English paperback edition, a hardcover edition having appeared in 1968.

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[LOWRY (Malcolm).]. Malcolm Lowry: A Preface To His Fiction. [By] Richard K. Cross. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1980. Lge.post 8vo; pp.[xiv]+146.

Review copy, with the publisher's review slip loosely laid in.

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LUCAS (F.L.). Greek drama For the Common reader. 1967, Chatto & Windus. Double demy 16mo; vignette on title; pp.[xxvi]+454; blue cloth-textured boards, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; end-papers printed with maps.

First corrected edition of a title published originally in 1954.

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LUCAS (F.L.). Tragedy: Serious Drama in relation To Aristotle's Poetics. Chatto & Windus, London, 1972. Imprint leaf followed by blank at end; pp.188+[i]+[3]; glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed in black, blue, and lime green; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Fine copy.

First paperback edition of a title first published in 1927.

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LUCAS (F.L.). Tragedy: Serious Drama in relation To Aristotle's Poetics. Chatto & Windus, London, 1981. Two blanks at end; pp.188+[iv]; glazed white card wrappers, cut flush, printed in black, and brown; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper. Front wrapper slightly creased; otherwise a fine copy.

First paperback edition, second inpression, of a title first published in 1927.

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MABILLE (Pierre). Le miroir Du merveilleux. Préface d'André Breton Illustré par André Masson. Les Éditions du Minuit, 1977. Double demy 16mo; blank before half-title; illustrations in text; pp.327+[i (colophon)]; glazed card wrappers printed in blue and black; issued without end-papers. Fine copy.

Re-print of the edition of 1962. First published in 1940.

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McALMON (Robert). McAlmon And the Lost generation: A self-portrait. Edited with a commentary by Robert E. Knoll. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 1976. Double med.16mo; Acknowledgements/biographical note leaf followed by blank at end; 16pp. half-tone illustrations; pp.viii+396+[ii]+[ii]; orange-red cloth, lettered black on front cover and spine; red and white head and tail bands. Virtually fine copy, without a dust-wrapper - probably as issued.

First published in 1962. The present copy has two ink corrections in the Biographical Repertory section.

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MAC DONALD (George, LL.D.). Alec Forbes of Howglen. Hurst and Blackett, Limited, N.D. [c.1895]. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard. Slight general wear to covers and end-papers cracked; otherwise a nice copy.

Ex film company copy, with their (pre-1932) rubber stamp on the half-title, and related light pencil scoring and notes passim, but chiefly on the back end-papers and advertisement leaves.

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[MAC DONALD (George).]. George MacDonald: A biographical and Critical appreciation By Joseph Johnson. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1 Amen Corner, E.C., 1908. Cancel title-page; pp.[x]+302; deep pink buckram, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; fore-edges uncut, lower-edges rough trimmed. Some slight fading of cloth, and slight wear to cloth at tailband; slight foxing of title-page; otherwise a nice copy. Scarce.

First edition, second issue: a re-issue with a cancel title-page, of a volume originally published in 1905. Includes a check-list of Mac Donald's works.

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[MacINNES (Colin).]. Inside outsider: The Life and Times Of Colin MacInnes [by] Tony Gould. Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, London, 1983. Double demy 16mo; two blanks before half-title, serving as end-papers, three at end; frontispiece after Nicholas Bentley on verso of half-title; 8pp. half-tone plates; pp.[4]+[xvi]+261+[vii]; grey beaded-linen textured boards, lettered gilt down spine. Fine copy in dust-wrapper designed by Nicholas Bentley.



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McKAY (Claude). [By] Wayne F. Cooper: Claude McKay, Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance. A Biography. Schocken Books, New York, 1990. Med.8vo format, perfect bound; pp.[4]+[xiv]+441+[i (blank)]+[i (biographical note)]+[iii (blank)]; white wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in copper and black; issued without end-papers.

Originally published by the Louisiana State University Press in 1987.

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MACKENZIE (Compton). The Four Winds of Love. [Volume One: The East Wind of Love, Books I & II; Volume Two: The South Wind of Love, Books I & II; Volume Three: The West Wind of Love, Books I & II; Volume IV: The North Wind of Love, Books I & II]. Reprint edition, 8 Vols., uniform, 1949-1977. A fine set in the dustwrappers.

Complete sets (especially uniform complete sets - the work was issued originally by more than one publisher between 1937 and 1945) are nowadays difficult to find.

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[MacNEICE (Louis).]. Louis MacNeice By John Press. Published for The British Council And the National Book League By Longmans, Green & Co., 1965. Demy 8vo; sepiatone portrait frontispiece; pp.[48]; pale lime green wrappers, cut flush; issued without end-papers or dust-wrapper.

Published as No.187 in the series ‘Writers and their work'. The second issue, the front wrapper with a printed laid on slip giving the price as ‘Three shillings and sixpence net' instead of the original ‘Two shillings and sixpence net'.

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