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GRAVES, Robert.

GRAVES, Robert.

Rare books by Robert Graves, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of Fairies and Fusiliers, and I, Claudius.

Regularly stocked editions of Graves’ works include the first Aldine edition.

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  1. 123977
    First edition, first impression, of Graves's first book, published when he was serving as a subaltern in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers during the First World War, shortly after his first meeting with fellow poet and Fusilier Siegfried Sassoon. This first impression was published on 1 May 1916. There was a second impression in... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 123977

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  2. 96758
    First edition, with the rare dust jacket, and an autograph letter signed from Graves laid-in discussing the book; one of 1,000 copies printed. Graves writes, "This was the first book of mine published in the USA. I wrote it during the First World War as an infantry captain, between the ages of 19 and 22. My rank was not... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 96758

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  3. 65530comp
    First and only edition. One of about 200 copies printed for the author. With the author and artist's joint signed presentation inscription to the inside of the front wrapper, "Mary Blunden from Nancy Nicholson & Robert Graves". The recipient was the wife of Graves's friend and fellow war poet Edmund Blunden. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 65530

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  4. 122139comp
    First and sole edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. One of 200 copies, privately distributed, Treasure Box was Graves's first book of poetry after demobilisation following the First World War. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 122139

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  5. 122091
    First edition, first impression. One of 1,000 copies printed, scarce today in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £525

    Stock Code: 122091

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  6. 52021
    Second edition with corrections and a new foreword. Originally published in 1916. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 52021

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  7. 25239comp
    First Edition. The limited issue of only 100 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. The author's first play printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. Scarce in this condition. Learn More
    £520

    Stock Code: 25239

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  8. 122085
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 122085

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  9. Poetic Unreason and Other Studies.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 89638

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  10. Mrs Fisher.
    First edition, first impression; from the To-day and To-morrow series. Inscribed by Robert Graves on the front free endpaper, "Damn and blast, said Lars Porsenna! Robert Graves, 1957". This inscription references the opening lines of Macaulay's poem Horatius at the Bridge ("Lars Porsena of Clusium, / By the Nine Gods he... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 84023

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  11. Ten Poems More.
    Signed limited edition, number 149 of 200 copies signed by the author, set by hand and privately printed on hand-press. Cover art by New Zealand-born artist Len Lye. Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 90871

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  12. 122089
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 122089

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  13. They Hanged My Saintly Billy.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £35

    Stock Code: 99543

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  14. 122141
    First and sole edition, first printing. A Spanish-language version of Graves's paper at a conference held at the Ateneo de Madrid 3 March 1964, "The Phenomenon of Mass Tourism". "Postscript, 1965" in Graves's Majorca Observed (1965) is largely a translation of this speech. It is also republished in The Crane Bag (1969). Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 122141

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  15. 123896
    First and sole edition, first impression. Only 500 copies of Robert Graves's address were published, being supplied only for those who were present at his speech on 6 December 1953. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 123896

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  16. Collected Poems 1975.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 108975

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