FIRBANK, Ronald. Vainglory.
London : 1915First edition, first impression, of Firbank's first novel, one of only 500 copies. "With the appearance of his novel Vainglory in 1915 he styled himself Ronald Firbank for the first time, signalling the emergence of the mature writer. Like all his books until Prancing Nigger (1924), it was published at his own expense and to negligible acclaim. An unorthodox... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 123503
FIRBANK, Ronald. Inclinations.
London : 1916First edition, first impression, of Firbank's second novel, one of 500 copies; this copy without the publisher's catalogue, which, as Benkovitz notes, has no bearing on priority. Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 123501
FIRBANK, Ronald. The Princess Zoubaroff.
London : 1920First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For J. Kentish, with the Author's compliments." Inscribed copies of this work are notably uncommon. The Princess Zoubaroff, which was published at Firbank's expense, was his only play. It is a key example of the "unprecedented economy, Carrollian... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 130571
FIRBANK, Ronald. The Works.
London & New York : 1929First collected edition, number 33 of 235 sets. "One of Ronald Firbank's last acts before his death in 1926 was to ensure an edition of his collected works. It was a project dear to his heart. His hope - and expectation - that Brentano's would bring out such an edition was dashed by several things: Brentano's disinterest in an American issue of Caprice... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 63370