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DOUGLAS, Norman.

Rare books by Norman Douglas, including first editions and signed first edition copies of South Wind, Together, and Experiments.

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  1. Fountains in the Sand. Rambles Among the Oases of Tunisia.

    Fountains in the Sand. Rambles Among the Oases of Tunisia.

    First edition, first impression, Woolf's variant (a) of the binding. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1912

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97407

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  2. London Street Games.

    London Street Games.

    First edition, first impression, one of about 500 copies printed. It was was quarried by James Joyce when writing Finnegans Wake. Learn More
    £225

    Date of Publication: 1916

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 104266

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  3. South Wind.

    South Wind.

    Limited edition of 150 copies of which this is number 136 printed on blue paper. Learn More
    £400

    Date of Publication: 1922

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 39532

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  4. Together.
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    Together.

    Signed limited edition, number 154 of 275 large paper copies signed by the author. Together is a nostalgic evocation of lost youth and the north as the author revisits his native Austria. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1923

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 92115

    Signed: Yes

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  5. Together.

    Together.

    First edition, first impression of the author's account of his travels through Austria, his country of birth. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1923

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97854

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  6. Together.

    Together.

    First edition, first impression. Together is a nostalgic evocation of lost youth and the north as the author revisits his native Austria. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: 1923

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 88273

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  7. Experiments.

    Experiments.

    First UK trade edition, first impression, originally printed privately at Florence in April 1925. "The text differs from both the privately printed and American editions. It contains the revised version of "D. H. Lawrence and Maurice Magnus: A Plea for Better Manners", not included in the privately printed edition, and the book-reviews and dedication included in both the other editions have been omitted" (Woolf). Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1925

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 97955

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  8. Experiments.
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    Experiments.

    First edition, one of 300 copies numbered and signed by the author. Presentation copy from the author, playfully inscribed on the title page: "To his friend Miss Crummer from Norman Douglas, in hope of a piece of soap in due course (not new mown hay) and of her not borrowing too many of my matches, although it points to a good house-wifely spirit. 26 August 1926". Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1925

    Published: [Florence]

    Stock Code: 97972

    Signed: Yes

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  9. Experiments.

    Experiments.

    First trade edition, first impression. Collected essays, including the author's study of Charles Doughty's Arabia Deserta. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1925

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 89330

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  10. Nerinda (1901).
    signed

    Nerinda (1901).

    First edition in book form, slightly revised by Douglas from its original publication in Unprofessional Tales (1901). Limited to 475 copies numbered and signed by the author. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1929

    Published: Florence

    Stock Code: 97397

    Signed: Yes

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  11. The Angel of Manfredonia.
    signed

    The Angel of Manfredonia.

    First edition, first printing. One of 225 numbered copies, signed by the author on verso of title page. The Angel of Manfredonia had previously appeared in Old Calabria (1915). Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1929

    Published: San Francisco

    Stock Code: 97472

    Signed: Yes

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  12. Nerinda.
    signed

    Nerinda.

    This edition is limited to 475 copies numbered and signed by the author Learn More
    £65

    Date of Publication: 1929

    Published:

    Stock Code: 47260

    Signed: Yes

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  13. Capri. Materials for a Description of the Island.
    signed

    Capri. Materials for a Description of the Island.

    First edition, One of 525 numbered copies signed by the author. Douglas on the island he made his home. Learn More
    £525

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published:

    Stock Code: 28345

    Signed: Yes

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  14. Looking Back.

    Looking Back.

    An Autobiographical Excursion.
    First one-volume edition, first impression. Looking back was first published as a signed limited edition of two volumes in 1933. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 88777

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  15. Looking Back.
    signed

    Looking Back.

    An Autobiographical Excursion.
    First and limited edition, first impression, number 36 of 535 numbered copies signed by the author. "Douglas published Looking Back in 1933, a discursive, leisurely autobiography drawing upon material accumulated over several decades, and brought out as a two-volume limited edition of 535 copies under the guidance of Charles Prentice, his friend and patron at Chatto and Windus. Learn More
    £225

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 105292

    Signed: Yes

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  16. Looking Back.
    signed

    Looking Back.

    An autobiographical excursion.
    Signed limited edition. Additionally inscribed by the author to his friend, the lawyer Arthur Johnson, "For Arthur, with love from Norman, Capri, January, 1950" (front free endpaper of first volume). Number 533 of 535 copies signed by the author. In 1953 Johnson wrote to Nancy Cunard: "I first met [Douglas] on Capri on the terrace of a café overhanging the little red funicular that toils up and down between the port and the piazza, laden with a heteroclite cargo of tourists from every quarter of Europe and America - a place where holiday couples, from Naples or elsewhere, are unendingly photographed, leaning against the railings with their backs to the sea, by a horde of swiftly-crouching operators or who, with even more wearisome industry, take photographs of one another. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 104200

    Signed: Yes

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  17. Grand Man. Memories of Norman Douglas.

    Grand Man. Memories of Norman Douglas.

    With Extracts from his Letters and Appreciations by Kenneth Macpherson, Harold Acton, Arthur Johnson, Charles Duff, and Victor Cunard and a Bibliographical Note by Cecil Woolf.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £80

    Date of Publication: 1954

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 81395

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