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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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Samphire. Signed copy.

By: POWYS, JOHN COWPER:

Price: £80.00

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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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, 1937-1962. 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

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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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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

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Kindness in a Corner. With title vignette by Gilbert Spenser.

By: POWYS, T. F:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1930 1st ltd edition:

Seller ID: 76476


Hardback. Size 8.5 x 6 ins. Half bound with blue cloth to spine and patterned paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to ends of spine and corners. Owners bookplate to front. Pages rough cut. Signed by author and numbered 40/200. A very clean and tight copy. 254pp. Title vignette by Gilbert Spenser. View more info

Image for Two Stories. ‘Come and Dine’ and ‘Tadnol’. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Edited by Peter Riley. Review Copy.

Two Stories. ‘Come and Dine’ and ‘Tadnol’. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Edited by Peter Riley. Review Copy.

By: POWYS, THEODORE FRANCIS:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hastings. R. A. Brimmell. 1967 1st Ltd Ed.:

Seller ID: 80239


Hardback. 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. In near fine condition. Slightly faded at spine. Stamp to title page “Review Copy.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 71pp. With Wood-Engravings by Reynolds Stone. View more info

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The Haunted Castle A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism.

By: RAILO, Eino;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York Humanities Press 1964:

Seller ID: 75846


Approx 9 x 6 inches. In dark grey cloth covers with black and gilt printed spine label. Top page edges coloured. In very good condition. corners slightly bumped/rubbed. Inside very clean and tight throughout. With clear plastic dust wrapper. 388pp. With 8 b&w plates. View more info

Image for Billy Bunter Afloat. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

Billy Bunter Afloat. Illustrated by C. H. Chapman.

By: RICHARDS, FRANK:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company. 1957 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77368


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In original green cloth covers with red lettering to spine and front. With original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, some rubbing to edges and fading to spine. Numbered ‘21’ on spine.) Covers very good, Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. - Billy Bunter steals a hamper and permission to use a boat. The true owners try to recover it. 223pp. Colour frontis & numerous b/w illustrations by C.H. CHAPMAN. View more info

Image for Is Modern Marriage A Failure? A Debate. With an introduction by Margaret Moran. Limited Numbered Edition.

Is Modern Marriage A Failure? A Debate. With an introduction by Margaret Moran. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: RUSSELL, Bertrand; POWYS, John Cowper;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Norfolk. Warren House Press. 1983 1st Ltd UK Edition:

Seller ID: 76501


Hardback. Demy 8vo. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In red cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve.) Owners bookplate and label to front endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. Numbered 116/200. 36pp. View more info

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Kenilworth

By: SCOTT, SIR WALTER:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1897:

Seller ID: 78732


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Full tree calf leather binding; Brown leather spine label lettered in gilt, extensive gilt decoration and raised banding to spine. Gilt decoration to board edges, and blind inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corner bumped and slightly chipped on front edges. Some rubbing to edges. Small chip to leather on inner bottom edge of front board. Some light spotting to endpapers, Neat inscription to front “Ralph Dawson, Xmas 1911.” Some minor spots to page edges else a clean and tight copy. 473pp. Illustrated with a decorati... View more info

Image for The Plays of Bernard Shaw. Plays Unpleasant, Plays Pleasant, The Apple Cart, Back to Methusalah, Misalliance, Man and Superman, Heartbreak House, Doctor’s Dilemma, John Bull’s Other Island, Saint Joan, Three Plays for Puritans, Translations and Tomfoolery, Androcles and the Lion. Thirteen volumes. Pocket edition.

The Plays of Bernard Shaw. Plays Unpleasant, Plays Pleasant, The Apple Cart, Back to Methusalah, Misalliance, Man and Superman, Heartbreak House, Doctor’s Dilemma, John Bull’s Other Island, Saint Joan, Three Plays for Puritans, Translations and Tomfoolery, Androcles and the Lion. Thirteen volumes. Pocket edition.

By: SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd., 1927 repr’s:

Seller ID: 80354


13 vols. Hardbacks, 8vo. 7 x 4.5 inches. In dark blue full calf leather covers with gilt to spine and gilt signature designs to front. Top edges gilt. In very good near fine conditions. Covers very clean and bright, very little or no rubbing. Some slight darkening to endpapers, else pages all very clean and tight. An excellent set. 13 volumes. “Saint Joan” is illustrated with a photogravure frontis-portrait. Plays and essays by George Bernard Shaw. Most volumes include several titles. Full list of contents; Widower’s Houses, The Philanderer, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Arm... View more info

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The Nut-Brown Maid.

By: SIDGWICK, F. (ed):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shakespeare Head Press. 1925:

Seller ID: 64871


8vo. In patterned limp card covers with dark brown lettering to front and spine. In fine condition. Pages uncut/unopened. A very clean and tight copy. 15pp. Dramatic lyric from the 16thC with period spelling. Conversation between an earl’s son and a baron’s daughter in alternate stanzas with introduction by F.Sidgwick. View more info

Image for An Indian Summer. 100 recent poems.

An Indian Summer. 100 recent poems.

By: SITWELL, SACHEVERELL:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. Macmillan. 1982 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65799


5.5” x 8.75”. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small chip to top front fore corner. Not price clipped). Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 142pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Later poems by Sacheverell Sitwell. View more info

Image for The Cottage on the Cliff, etc.

The Cottage on the Cliff, etc.

By: SKINNER, H.J.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London. Hamilton, Adams and Co. 1865 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65461


8vo. In green bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 119pp. Collection of poems. View more info

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The Curse of The Nile “Nash’s Famous Fiction Library.”

By: SLADEN, Douglas:

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Ltd. no date ca1950:

Seller ID: 80609


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed lettering to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some fading to spine, chips to corners and spine ends, small tear to rear edge, in protective sleeve.) Cloth clean corners slightly bumped. Some minor foxing spots to endpapers and outer page edges, Else a very clean and tight copy. 370pp + cat. View more info