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Image for Singular Figures. Six Lectures. Edited by Paul Roberts.

Singular Figures. Six Lectures. Edited by Paul Roberts.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Colchester. Footprint Press. 1989 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76442


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. (small label mark to rear corner of dw). Small marks to front endpaper where prev owners label removed, else a very clean and tight copy. 79pp. View more info

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Real Wraiths.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Village Press. 1974.:

Seller ID: 67000


Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. In limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. 96pp. Strange mystical tale of imagination and fantasy with Lucifer, Persephone, Hades, Demeter, Venus. View more info

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The Pleasures of Literature.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Cassell and Co.Ltd. 1938 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73793


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with paper title label to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 670pp. With 5 b/w woodcuts. A collection of 21 essays on literature, from the Bible onwards, with authors covered including Homer, Dante, Dickens, Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Hardy, etc. View more info

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Samphire. Signed copy.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £99.00

Publisher: New York. T.Seltzer 1922 (not published in England). 1922.:

Seller ID: 73794


Size 4.5 x 7.25 inches. In patterned hard card covers with paper title labels to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends. Mark from old label to front. Large bookplate to front endpaper. Owner and author’s inscriptions to front endpaper, dated 1930. Slight browning throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 53pp. Collection of poems. Signed by author at a lecture he gave on Shakespeare in USA. View more info

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Homer and the Aether.

By: POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London. Macdonald. 1959 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76490


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5 ins. In light olive cloth with green and gilt lettering to spine and gilt to front. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; rubbing to edges and corners slightly nicked. some darkening and spotting to rear. Price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Edges of cloth slightly darkened. Bookplate and original bookseller labels to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 298pp. 6pp cat. View more info

Image for Elusive America. The Uncollected Essays of John Cowper Powys. Edited with an Introduction by Paul Roberts.

Elusive America. The Uncollected Essays of John Cowper Powys. Edited with an Introduction by Paul Roberts.

By: POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1994 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76471


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In blue covers with gilt lettering to spine. With original glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (Not price clipped.) Neat inscription to front endpaper else an excellent clean tight copy. 251pp. View more info

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Powys to a Japanese Friend. Edited by Anthony Head.

By: POWYS, John Cowper; HARA, Ichiro; HEAD, Anthony;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1990 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76450


Hardback. 9 x 5.5 inches. In pink cloth with original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. DW minor crease to top edge. Neat owners label to front endpaper else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. View more info

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Powys to Knight. The letters of John Cowper Powys to G. R. Wilson Knight. SIGNED.

By: POWYS, John Cowper; KNIGHT, Wilson; BLACKMORE, Robert;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76455


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped, slight crease top edge.). Neat ownerslabel ans small mark to front endpaper. Signed by editor on title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs. Fifty letters written from John Cowper Powys sixty-fifth to his ninetieth year, 1937-1... View more info

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Letters of John Cowper Powys to Louis Wilkinson 1935 - 1956.

By: POWYS, John Cowper; WILKINSON Louis;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Macdonald 1958 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76597


Tall 8vo. Hardback. Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Green cloth with black label to spine and gilt lettering. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, slight darkening, rubbing to edges and ends of spine, price clipped.) Endpapers slightly darkened, original bookseller label to front. Else a clean and tight copy. 4 B&W plates. 400 pp. View more info

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Still The Joy Of It.

By: POWYS, Littleton C.;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. Macdonald. 1956 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76499


Size approx 9 x 5.5 ins. Hardback bound in grey cloth with red and gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine slightly faded and darkened, small tear top rear edge.) Else a very clean and tight copy. Loose newspaper clipping relating to ‘Powys family home’ tipped in front. 286pp. View more info

Image for Letters of Gamel Woolsey to Llewelyn Powys, 1930-1939. Edited with an introduction and notes by Kenneth Hopkins.

Letters of Gamel Woolsey to Llewelyn Powys, 1930-1939. Edited with an introduction and notes by Kenneth Hopkins.

By: POWYS, Llewellyn;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Norfolk. Warren House Press. 1983 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76498


Size approx 8.5 x 6 ins. Hardback bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine slightly faded, owners label to rear, some minor rubbing.) Else a very clean and tight copy. 135pp. View more info

Image for So Wild A Thing. Letters to Gamel Woolsey. Limited Edition. Edited as a Narrative by Malcolm Elwin. With Illustrations by Peter Reddick.

So Wild A Thing. Letters to Gamel Woolsey. Limited Edition. Edited as a Narrative by Malcolm Elwin. With Illustrations by Peter Reddick.

By: POWYS, Llewellyn;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Somerset. The Ark Press. 1973 1st ltd edition:

Seller ID: 78791


Size approx 10 x 5.5 ins. Hardback half bound in vellum style paper with gilt lettering on spine and maroon cloth to boards with gilt flower design to front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW Some rubbing on edges, with a two tears, slightly nicked ends of spine.) Inside generally clean and tight copy. 95pp. Illustrated endpapers & Illustrations by Peter Reddick. Limited edition of 500 copies. View more info

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Black Laughter.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bristol. Redcliffe. 1983 1st thus edition.:

Seller ID: 76439


Hardback. Size 7.5 x 5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver lettering to spine and in original dustwrapper. In near fine conditionwith near fine dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve. Not price clipped.) Neat owners label to frontendpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 222pp. Novel set in Africa. View more info

Image for The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin.

The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Garden Press/ INCA Books 1972. LIMITED EDITION (600).:

Seller ID: 76469


Tall oblong 8vo. (Approx 10 x 9 ins.) Olive grey cloth with black lettering to front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW a couple of minor marks and some rubbing.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Title-page, limitation page, introduction, essay 7 pp. Essay by L. Powys. Not included in ‘Dorset Essays’. View more info

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Black Laughter.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London. Grant Richards Ltd. 1925 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69706


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Slight lean. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 224pp. Novel set in Africa. View more info

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The Verdict of Bridlegoose. Limited edition.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Jonathan Cape. 1927 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73789


Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In light brown hard card boards with gilt to brown cloth spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Slight browning and small marks. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 143pp. For five years Powys absorbed the colour, the atmosphere and the character of New York, and gives an unforgettable pict... View more info

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Swiss Essays.

By: POWYS, LLEWELYN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: John Lane the Bodley Head. 1947 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73990


Size 6.5 x 8.5 inches. In pale maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt ankh to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 165pp. With b/w photographs. Collection of essays written in Switzerland. View more info

Image for Mock's Curse. Nineteen Stories. Selected and Edited by Elaine & Barrie Mencher.

Mock's Curse. Nineteen Stories. Selected and Edited by Elaine & Barrie Mencher.

By: POWYS, T. F.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Brynmill. 1995 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76464


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt to spine. In original glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW not price clipped.) Else a very clean tight copy. 213pp. View more info

Image for The Market Bell. Edited with notes by Ian Robinson assisted by Elaine Mencher. With an Afterword by J. Lawrence Mitchell. Limited Numbered Edition.

The Market Bell. Edited with notes by Ian Robinson assisted by Elaine Mencher. With an Afterword by J. Lawrence Mitchell. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: POWYS, T. F.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Doncaster Brynmill 1991 1st LTD edition:

Seller ID: 76441


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition. Neat owners label to front endpaper. Limited edition hand-numbered 33/200. Bound by Cederic Chivers Ltd, Bristol. 322pp. View more info

Image for Fables. With Four Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. Signed.

Fables. With Four Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. Signed.

By: POWYS, T. F.;

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1929 1st Ltd. Edition.:

Seller ID: 76475


Tall 8vo. (9x6 ins.) Green cloth bound hardback. Beveled boards. Gilt lettered leather label to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded, some minor rubbing to label. couple of small marks and bumped corners on cloth. Bookplate to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. Signed by author and numbered 679/750 at rear. Drawings by Gilbert Spenser. 275 pp. Pages rough-cut. View more info