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Pisarze Swiata Mickiewiczowi / Les Ecrivains Du Monde En Hommage a Mickiewicz
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Pisarze Swiata Mickiewiczowi / Les Ecrivains Du Monde En Hommage a Mickiewicz

By Jan Parandowski (Editor)

Czytelnik, 1962. Rare volume from 1962, comprising a collection of tributes to the Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz from writers around the world, members of the PEN Club, including the English novelist, Storm Jameson, from whose collection this copy was obtained. The texts appear in English/Polish, French/Polish, German/Polish, as appropriate. 237pp plus index, illustrated with black and white photographs of the writers. Bumping to corners and edges and some marking to the boards, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Presumed First Edition. Cream Linen Boards. Good/No Jacket. 7.9" Tall x 6.75" Wide.

$118.19

Who's Who in D H Lawrence
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Who's Who in D H Lawrence

By Graham Holderness

London: Elm Tree Books Ltd, 1976. Description of over 400 characters created by Lawrence in his novels and novellas, arranged alphabetically.136pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine, otherwise very good/near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Dustwrapper is price-clipped, with slight edgewear and finger marking, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.73

Stendhal - A Study of His Novels
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Stendhal - A Study of His Novels

By F W J Hemmings

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1964. Examination of the novels of Henri Beyle (Stendhal), with a short biography of the writer. 232pp with index and bibliography. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, foxing and browning to edges, marking to boards and some margins, and ticks to margins in bibliography, otherwise good copy. . First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

Biographia Literaria
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Biographia Literaria

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

London: J M Dent & Co, 1906. Everyman's Library. Gilt design and lettering to spine, decorated endpapers, blind stamped symbol to front board, top edges tinted, Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, slight fustiness to volume and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.12

The Literary Criticism of T S Eliot - New Essays
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The Literary Criticism of T S Eliot - New Essays

By David Newton-de Molina (Editor)

London: The Athlone Press, University of London, 1977. Collection of specially commissioned essays o n T H Eliot's literary criticism collected by the editor. 216pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Surface scratch to front board, slight bumping to spine, some marking to page edges and one turned corner, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is unclipped and laminated, with slight fading and bumping to spine, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.85

Norman Douglas
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Norman Douglas

By R M Dawkins

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1952. Appraisal of the work of Norman Douglas, who died in 1952, written by his close friend. 88pp. Red lettering to cover, edges yapped. Some wear to cover, with 1" closed tear at base of spine, top edges dusty and slight darkening to edges of cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Enlarged and Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.46

The Identity of Yeats
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The Identity of Yeats

By Richard Ellmann

London: Faber & Faber, 1964. Critical work which presents Yeats as a symbolist poet. 342pp with index. Some creasing to spine, and edges, foxing to top edges and former owner's names to front endpaper, otherwise good copy.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.12

Robert Graves
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Robert Graves

By J M Cohen

London: Oliver and Boyd, 1960. Writers and Critics Series. Full length study of the poetry and prose of Robert Graves. 118pp. Slight surface marking to cover and minor creasing to corners, spine a little faced and old price sticker to front panel, otheriwse very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

The Art of T S Eliot
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The Art of T S Eliot

By Helen Gardner

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 1968. Study of 'Four Quartets' and Eliot's poems and plays leading up to this work. 185pp. Slight creasing to spine and corners, former owner's name to inside cover, trace of short pencil note to final page and faint cup ring to cover, otherwise good copy.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.12

Gunter Grass
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Gunter Grass

By Ronald Hayman

9-780416-354904: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1985. Contemporary Writers Series. Study of the life and work of the German writer. 80pp with bibliography. Minor shelfwear, edges slightly sunned and former owner's name to half-title page, otherwise very good copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.12

A Short History of English Literature
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A Short History of English Literature

By George Saintsbury

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1929. First published in 1898, reprint with corrections. 818pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, top edges dusty, left hinge showing and minor marking to fore-edges. otherwise good copy. From the collection of writer Storm Jameson, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.. Reprint. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$5.91

The French New Novel: Claude Simon, Michel Butor, Alain Robbe-Griller
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The French New Novel: Claude Simon, Michel Butor, Alain Robbe-Griller

By John Sturrock

London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1969. Examination of the novels of three leading writers of the French 'nouveau roman'. 244pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Library withdrawal stamp to verso of title page, front endpaper has been removed, top edges dusty and foxing to top and fore edges, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ faded to spine and somewhat rubbed and worn to edges, otherwise good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$5.91

Miss May Sinclair: Novelist - A Biographical and Critical Introduction
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Miss May Sinclair: Novelist - A Biographical and Critical Introduction

By Theophilus E M Boll

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1973. Account of the life and work of the English novelist and an assessment of her literary reputation. 332pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white reproductions. Front endpaper has been partially removed, slight foxing and marking to edges and pencil annotation to one margin, otherwise very good copy. From the collection of writer Storm Jameson, who is mentioned in the book.. First Edition. Olive Green Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.88

British Women Writers of World War II - Battlegrounds of Their Own
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British Women Writers of World War II - Battlegrounds of Their Own

By Phyllis Lassner

London: Macmillan Press Ltd, 1998. Analysis of British women's literature of the 1930s and 1940s, in which they debated the justness of a second world war. Explores the war writing of Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Bowen, Stevie Smith, Naomi Mitchison, Olivia Manning and others, as well as rediscovered women writers like Phyllis Bottome and Storm Jameson, from whose collection this copy was obtained. Minimal marking to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. First Edition, First Printing. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.58

Ten Novels and Their Authors
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Ten Novels and Their Authors

By W Somerset Maugham

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1954. Series of essays about ten novels, with backgrounds of the authors: Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, Stendhal, Balzac, Dickens, Flaubert, Herman Melville, Emily Bronte, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. 306pp. Gilt lettering on red title label to spine. Some rubbing to spune, corners and edges and marking to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.94

Studies in Classical American Literature
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Studies in Classical American Literature

By D H Lawrence and M L Skinner

London: Penguin Books Ltd, 1977. Series of individual essays on the writing of Benjamin Franklin, Hector St John de Crevecoeur, Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Dana, Herman Melville and Whitman. Cover shows detail from "Old Companions" by John F Peto. 187pp. Minimal wear to cover and edges sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John F Peto (Cover Illustration). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.74

The Modern American Novel
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The Modern American Novel

By Malcolm Bradbury

Oxford University Press, 1985. Critical account of the development of American literature, emphasizing its links with European fiction. 209pp with index. Pages sunned and slight reading crease to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$3.74

The Literature of the United States of America  (Macmillan History of Literature)
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The Literature of the United States of America (Macmillan History of Literature)

By Marshall Walker

The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1983. Study of 400 years of American literature. 236pp with index, illustrated with 18 black and white plates. Gilt lettering to spine, which is pale cream in colour although the lettering is not faded. The unclipped DJ also has a cream coloured spine, with some rubbing at the top edges, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Orange Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.33

The Influence of Baudelaire in France and England
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The Influence of Baudelaire in France and England

By G Turquet-Milnes

London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1913. Analysis of the phenomenon dubbed "Baudelairism" by critics and the public. 300pp with index. Boards bumped and badly marked, edges rough-cut and dusty and front endpaper browned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Presumed First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.85

Joyce (Writers and Critics)
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Joyce (Writers and Critics)

By S L Goldberg

London & Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd Ltd, 1962. Study of the development's of Joyce's work. 120pp with bibliography. Some creasing and rubbing to cover, spine slightly faded and former owner's name inside cover, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.33

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